ARTICLES RELATING TO AMCU

NUM to demand gold wage hikes of 75% - sources

2015-04-23 21:15

The NUM is planning to submit demands to the gold sector next week calling for a 75% hike in the basic pay for entry-level workers, according to union sources familiar with the matter.

Cops warn against speculation after murder of Amcu official

2015-04-20 19:19

Police have warned against speculation about the killing of Amcu regional official Colin Petlele.

NUM still struggling to win over members

2015-04-06 19:56

The once powerful National Union of Mineworkers is still battling to recover from its dramatic drop in membership on the platinum belt in the North West.

Weak rand a double-edged sword for miners in SA

2015-03-13 09:18

The sliding rand is a double-edged sword for mining companies in SA, with cost inflation and potential labour unrest outweighing domestic currency weakness gains.

Showdown looms ahead of union wage talks

2015-03-11 10:29

SA's two biggest mining unions are readying to submit their wage demands to the coal and gold sectors in the coming weeks, setting the stage for a showdown.

Implats says no job cuts in Rustenburg revamp

2015-02-26 16:26

Impala Platinum will revamp its Rustenburg mines to boost productivity, but staffing levels will stay the same at the centre of often violent labour unrest, its chief executive says.

Sibanye Beatrix mine reopens after union clash

2015-02-10 12:00

Operations at Sibanye Gold's Beatrix mine have resumed a night after a turf war between opposing unions forced the mine to close for two days.

Strike to cause steep earnings drop - Amplats

2015-01-23 12:06

Anglo American Platinum expects full-year headline earnings to fall between 40% and 55% because of the platinum strike that ended last year.

NUM: Mineworker not allowed back at work

2014-11-18 16:15

A Lonmin employee has not been allowed to return to work despite having won a case at the CCMA, the National Union of Mineworkers says.

Lonmin spread misinformation - Marikana lawyer

2014-11-11 18:46

Lonmin spread misinformation about striking mine workers and Amcu's role in the strike at Marikana in August 2012, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

 

Amcu, gold producers in membership talks

2015-04-21 20:04

The meeting between Amcu and gold producers to discuss disputed membership numbers has been very constructive and cordial, says a spokesperson.

Amcu official shot dead in Rustenburg

2015-04-20 14:30

An Amcu regional official has been gunned down at Luka village outside Rustenburg, the union says.

Amcu to discuss asset sale with Amplats CEO

2015-03-19 20:22

Amcu says it will meet Anglo American Platinum's CEO to discuss the sale of the firm's Rustenburg assets where the union led a record five-month wage strike last year.

NUM on recruitment drive

2015-03-11 19:08

The National Union of Mineworkers is focused on recruiting new members and retaining those they have in a bid to up its numbers since the formation of rival union Amcu.

Coal, gold sector braces for wage demands

2015-03-10 10:00

The National Union of Mineworkers will submit its wage demands for the coal and gold sector by the end of March, says the general secretary of the majority union.

Platinum strike holds lessons, omens for gold

2015-02-11 20:01

South Africa's gold producers are gearing up for a showdown with labour that could hasten the decline of a struggling industry.

Sibanye Gold shuts mine after union violence

2015-02-06 12:55

Sibanye Gold says it has suspended operations at its Beatrix mine after a violent clash between employees from rival unions.

Marikana hopes peace brings good business

2014-12-03 09:05

Five months after a lengthy strike, Marikana's informal traders hope peace and stability will give their business a much-needed boost ahead of the festive season.

Mineworker not allowed back at work - NUM

2014-11-18 15:44

NUM says a Lonmin employee has not been allowed to return to work despite having won a case at the CCMA.

Amcu no villain at Marikana, inquiry hears

2014-11-11 15:48

Amcu leadership in the days leading up to the August 2012 shootings at Marikana acted responsibly and constructively in trying to avert violence, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

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