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The Central Committtee of the National Union of Mineworkers attended by more than 667 worker leaders, officials and guests met for two days ofrom the 24 to 25 May 2007 guided by the theme: "Deepening the Culture of Organising, Quality Service and Accountability".
Mining played a pivotal role in the development of the South Aftrica economy since the discovery of the minerals in the 18th century. It provided the original impetus for the extensive infrastracture that currently sustains South Africa's more economically important secondary and tertiary economic sectors.
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Its birth was facilitated by comrades Cyril Ramaphosa who rose to be its first General Secretary, James Motlatsi who turned to be its first President, and Elijah Barayi who became its Vice President and later the President of Cosatu in 1985 when the federation was formed. porn