ARTICLES RELATING TO AMCU

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.

Glencore lays arson charge against Amcu strikers

2016-04-07 13:54

Glencore says it has laid arson charges against Amcu as a three-week coal strike turns increasingly violent.

Sibanye will not bow to Amcu pay demands - CEO

2016-04-04 15:43

Sibanye Gold CEO Neal Froneman is adamant that Amcu's demands for a wage hike will not materialise after the union threatened to bring the mine to a standstill.

Labour Court dismisses Amcu gold strike appeal

2016-03-24 17:59

The Labour Court has dismissed an appeal by Amcu relating to a dispute during 2013 wage negotiations, according to the Chamber of Mines.

Lily Mine efforts still a rescue operation - Amcu

2016-02-16 12:46

The operation to rescue three miners trapped underground at Lily Mine for 11 days is not yet a recovery mission, Amcu leader Joseph Mathunjwa says.

Impala mineworkers died working for their families – Amcu

2016-01-27 21:29

The mineworkers who died in an underground fire at Impala Platinum mine were trying to improve their lives and those of their families, Amcu has said.

NUM inks 3-yr wage deal with Sibanye Gold

2015-10-22 09:58

The National Union of Mineworkers has signed a three-year wage agreement with gold miner Sibanye Gold, the union has confirmed.

Return to talks or face gold strike - Amcu

2015-10-14 14:36

The Association of Mining and Construction Workers has called on gold miners to return to the negotiation table if they want to avoid a strike in the sector.

Amcu votes to strike in gold sector

2015-10-11 18:30

Amcu mine workers have voted to down tools at the operations of AngloGold Ashanti, Harmony Gold and Sibanye Gold, says union leader leader Joseph Mathunjwa.

 

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.

Striking workers arrested at Glencore coal mine

2016-04-05 12:48

Nearly 60 striking workers were arrested during a violent strike over wages at a coal mine owned by Glencore, the company and police have said.

Amcu vows to grind Sibanye to a halt over wages

2016-04-04 08:58

Union Amcu wants to bring Sibanye Gold to a standstill this week to protest the wage settlement concluded with other unions in October 2015.

Amcu threatens strike at Sibanye over job cuts

2016-03-18 18:35

Amcu has said it could strike at Sibanye Gold if the firm does not stop its plans to cut more than 500 jobs at its recently acquired platinum mines.

Rescuers 'within a whisker' of finding trapped miners - Amcu

2016-02-11 16:06

Rescuers are within a whisker of finding the three people trapped in the Lily Mine, Amcu's Mpumalanga secretary, John Sibiya, says.

Gideon du Plessis: Mining strike pains. Is half a bread loaf better than none?

2016-01-27 07:09

Solidarity's Gideon du Plessis looks at the mining the sector, with a possible strike at Sibanye Gold and make-or-break platinum wage talks due later this year.

Amcu snubs Phakisa, says don't know what it is

2015-10-15 18:13

Amcu leader Joseph Mathunjwa says he won't take part in Mining Phakisa sessions, adding that government is "hellbent on policies that do not address the ills of the past".

Union plans to strike in gold sector

2015-10-12 06:48

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union is ready to strike for higher wages in the gold sector, the group’s leader has said.

Amcu to vote on gold sector strike

2015-10-05 15:08

Members of Amcu will decide on whether to strike at operations of gold companies at a mass meeting, says a spokesperson.

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