Northam lost R15m a day in work stoppage

2016-06-15 19:52

Northam Platinum lost R15m a day in revenue during a week-long work stoppage at Zondereinde mine, a company spokesperson has revealed.

Northam miners want safety following murders

2016-06-10 12:21

Mine unions say their members will only return to work at Northam Platinum's Zondereinde operation when conditions are safe.

NUM members will not return to Northam mine until safety assured

2016-06-07 11:29

NUM members will not return to work at Northam Platinum's Zondereinde mine until their safety is assured after a spate of murders, says a spokesperson.

Northam Platinum halts work amid violence

2016-06-06 14:35

Northam Platinum has suspended production at its Zondereinde mine after a worker was stabbed to death during a fight between members of two different unions.

NUM to demand 20% wage hike at Amplats - document

2016-06-03 14:30

Union NUM will demand a wage increase of 20% per year for the next two years in upcoming talks with Anglo American Platinum, according to an internal document.

Amcu calls an end to wildcat strike at Sibanye mine

2016-05-30 11:55

Workers at Sibanye's platinum mine will return to work following a wildcat strike, union Amcu has announced.

Amcu on strike at Sibanye's Kroondaal mine

2016-05-27 10:01

Amcu has began an indefinite strike at Sibanye Gold's Kroondaal mine over a lack of transport for employees, the union's president said.

Threat of job cuts is a lifetime threat - Amcu

2016-05-16 19:16

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Workers says mines can't threaten them with job cuts as wage talks loom.

Union rivalry deepens gloom in SA mining industry

2016-04-19 08:50

The decline of NUM is eroding one of the pillars of the post-apartheid economy and deepening the woes plaguing the country’s biggest export industry.

Sibanye wage offer: Rival unions protecting capitalists, says Amcu

2016-04-11 16:56

Amcu president Joseph Mathunjwa has defended his union's success at getting Sibanye Gold to present a new wage offer, despite criticism from other unions.


Northam miners back at work after murders halted operations

2016-06-15 08:58

Employees have returned to the Northam Platinum's Zondereinde mine, ending an eight-day stoppage spurred by the murders of two of their colleagues in union rivalry.

NUM union to decide whether to return to work at Northam

2016-06-08 09:03

Members of NUM will decide if they will return to work at Northam Platinum's Zondereinde mine, which was shut after violent clashes between rival unions.

Northam Platinum mine remains shut after 2 workers killed

2016-06-07 09:52

Underground operations at Northam Platinum’s Zondereinde mine have remained closed for a second day after two people were killed amid clashes between NUM and Amcu.

Limpopo Amcu member stabbed with assegai, NUM member shot

2016-06-06 13:48

Two rival union members have been killed in Northam, Limpopo police say.

Fascism coming to SA, says Amcu president

2016-05-31 19:18

South Africa “is slowly going to be a fascist state,” says Amcu president Jospeh Matunjwa as the union gears up for platinum sector wage talks.

Amcu vows to continue illegal strike at Sibanye

2016-05-30 10:40

Trade union Amcu says it will continue its illegal strike at Sibanye’s Kroondal mine over a lack of transport.

SA seen avoiding another crippling platinum strike

2016-05-20 10:13

Anglo American Platinum and the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union, who are preparing for new labour talks agree they don't expect major interruptions.

Amcu looking for 'living wage' from mine bosses

2016-05-16 16:01

Amcu is on course to begin meetings to decide on pay demands for platinum companies with the existing two-year wage deal expiring soon.

Amcu leader slams Lily Mine over delayed recovery of bodies

2016-04-11 18:08

Amcu president Joseph Mathunjwa has criticised Lily Mine's delay in retrieving the bodies of three of its employees, who are still trapped underground.

Amcu claims victory over NUM with Sibanye wage offer

2016-04-10 21:49

Mines union Amcu has claimed its first victory over the National Union of Mineworkers as its members voted unanimously in favour of a new wage offer by Sibanye Gold.

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