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Marikana: The wounds that will not heal

2017-08-20 06:02

Five years after 46 people died in Marikana, those left behind are still seeking justice and closure as they deal with the aftermath of events that forever changed their lives.

Marikana massacre no different to Sharpeville massacre - Amcu

2017-08-16 22:48

The President of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) Joseph Mathunjwa says the 2012 Marikana massacre is no different to the 1960 Sharpeville massacre.

'We were massacred for radical economic emancipation by the state' - Marikana miners

2017-08-16 11:16

A sea of green Amcu supporters have gathered to honour their fallen colleagues ahead of the fifth anniversary of the tragic Marikana shootings.

Marikana massacre to be commemorated at hillside where massacre occurred

2017-08-16 05:16

The deaths of 34 miners during the Marikana massacre in 2012 will be commemorated by the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) at the hillside where the massacre occurred.

Lonmin gives in to Amcu at Marikana

2017-08-13 06:03

After four years of trying, the Association of Mining and Construction Union (Amcu) has finally succeeded in getting minority unions derecognised at Lonmin and stripped of their already limited organisational rights.

Net closes in on Zwane as mining job losses mount

2017-08-06 06:00

It appears as if embattled Minister of Mineral Resources Mosebenzi Zwane has lost the last bit of support from any quarter in the mining sector as potential new job losses reach a tally of 21 000.

Tensions rise as NUM blames AMCU for attack on miners in illegal strike

2017-06-09 14:57

NUM has blamed AMCU for attacking 16 of its members for allegedly not taking part in an illegal strike at Sibanye’s Cooke operation near Soweto.

Labour strike hits Harmony's Kusasalethu mine

2017-03-23 10:03

Harmony Gold says workers at its Kusasalethu mine have embarked on an illegal strike, following disciplinary procedures against 40 employees.

Harmony miners end wildcat strike

2017-01-15 06:15

This week’s short-lived sit-in by about 1 700 employees of Harmony Gold’s Kusasalethu mine in Carletonville, western Johannesburg, has tested the gold mining company’s relationship with Amcu.

1 700 workers start strike 2.4km below Harmony mine

2017-01-12 11:11

About 1 700 miners have refused to return to the surface of Harmony Gold’s Kusasalethu mine in the West Rand, with the miner saying they have embarked on an illegal sit-in.

 

Marikana: The wounds that will not heal

2017-08-20 06:02

Silent but bitter rifts have deepened between the widows and relatives of the 46 victims of the Marikana tragedy.

INFOGRAPHIC: The face of Lonmin 5 years after Marikana

2017-08-16 19:43

Lonmin is not the same company it was five years ago, before the Marikana massacre took place. Fin24 highlights what has changed.

Lonmin: Five years after Marikana

2017-08-16 07:00

Lonmin is not the same company it was five years ago, before the Marikana massacre took place.

The spectre of Marikana still looms large

2017-08-16 05:00

Five years after the bloody Marikana massacre, calls for justice for not just the victims' families but for mining communities generally will only grow louder, says Terry Bell.

Mathunjwa slams mines, Zwane over 'jobs bloodbath'

2017-08-10 15:12

AMCU President Joseph Mathunjwa has slammed mining companies and the Department of Mineral Resources over the current jobs bloodbath in the sector.

‘Bogus’ union boss in court bid for R7m state payout

2017-07-30 05:55

In a David versus Goliath case, Thebe Maswabi, the founder of a “covert” union, has asked the High Court in Pretoria to enforce the R7m settlement agreement he reached with President Jacob Zuma.

Platinum mines under fire

2017-05-14 06:15

With an industry already on its knees, community protesters are now causing major disruptions to platinum production.

Lily Mine recovery depends on 'government intervention' - lawyer

2017-03-16 10:13

Only with government intervention can the bodies of the three Lily Mine workers be recovered and the mine resume operations, a lawyer says.

Kusasalethu sit-in: Fears raised over safety of miners

2017-01-12 19:02

Amcu president Joseph Mathunjwa is fearing for the safety of over 1000 mineworkers who have staged an underground sit-in at Harmony Gold’s Kusasalethu mine.

Zuma behaved like a gangster, says Vavi

2016-12-19 20:42

The revelations that President Jacob Zuma conspired with Secret Service agencies to establish a rival trade union to Amcu is the last straw says Vavi.

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