Towards an affordable housing strategy for mineworkers in South Africa

Daw, Olebogeng David
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Mine companies are experiencing a change in the political system of the country (South Africa). This political change from apartheid government to the government of National Unity has brought about a totally different system of government; this. change has led to the transformation of mines companies from employment section to housing of mineworkers from their operation system, how are the mine companies /houses dealing with this change? Changes in the political and economy of the gold mining in the 19705-19805 have prompted management to begin moving away from migratory labour and implementing alternative accommodation strategies for black mine workers. this topic we will look at the different I alternative approaches for housing black mine workers and how they can afforded housing in their nearby work place
A dissertation submitted to the Faculty of Architecture, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, in fulfilment of the requirements for the Degree of Master of Science in Development Planning Johannesburg, 1998