ARTICLES RELATING TO ANGLO AMERICAN PLATINUM

1 000 jobs at risk as Glencore to shut mine

2015-08-18 13:50

Glencore will shut its Eland platinum mine in South Africa, risking about 1 000 jobs, says trade union Solidarity.

Union says Amplats developer to fire 165 workers amid strike

2015-07-03 13:22

More than 500 workers at Anglo American Platinum's unit at the Twickenham operation in South Africa have started a strike against plans to cut as many as 165 jobs.

Implats aims for smaller Rustenburg operation

2015-02-26 10:26

Impala Platinum aims to modernise its Rustenburg mines, the centre of labour unrest in recent years, into "smaller, more concentrated mining" operations.

Top platinum producers launch investment body

2014-11-18 12:07

Six of the world's biggest platinum producers have launched a dedicated body to promote the precious metal as an investment vehicle.

Mathunjwa sees light at end of tunnel

2014-06-13 12:28

Amcu leader Joseph Mathunjwa says he hopes to meet platinum producers by the end of the weekend for discussions to end the five-month strike stalemate.

Strike 'may threaten national security'

2014-06-10 07:55

The platinum strike could threaten national security and the economy, warns a commercial body, while miners will explore other options after the latest stalemate.

Bapo ba Mogale want court action over mining strike

2014-06-08 10:35

Bapo ba Mogale, who owns the land on which platinum giant Lonmin mines, is considering high court action in a bid to force the company and its workers to settle the five-month strike.

100s of mineworkers receive food parcels

2014-05-24 16:10

Hundreds of mineworkers and their families have received food parcels from the Gift of Givers at the Wonderkop stadium in Marikana.

Miners never received 22% increase - report

2014-05-15 16:23

A 22% pay increase agreed to by Lonmin to Marikana miners in 2012 has never been paid and that's why platinum belt miners are continuing their strike.

NUM tells members to stay away from mines

2014-05-15 09:25

The National Union of Mineworkers has told its members to stay away from strike-hit mines on the platinum belt because of intimidation from rival Amcu.

 

Amplats profit rises as mine-disposal options probed

2015-07-20 09:45

Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) says it’s still studying whether to separately list or sell four aging South African mines it’s seeking to dispose of.

Amplats shift supervisor killed in fire

2015-06-06 07:30

A shift supervisor at Anglo American Platinum's Union mine in Rustenburg was killed earlier this week when an office building at the Spud Shaft caught fire and burnt down, the mining company says.

Amplats expects earnings to drop

2014-12-01 09:27

Anglo American Platinum expects full-year earnings to fall by at least 20% due to a record five-month strike that hit its South African operation.

Amcu, miners disagree over potential job cuts

2014-06-24 11:36

Amcu president Joseph Mathunjwa says mining firms have committed to no retrenchments, while they maintain restructuring and shedding of jobs is inevitable.

Mine deal issues still to be thrashed out

2014-06-13 08:58

Amcu has accepted a new wage offer in principle but some outstanding issues still need to be discussed, says its leader Joseph Mathunjwa.

Make-or-break mine talks set to start

2014-06-09 09:32

Amcu and major platinum producers are due to meet for another crucial round of talks, amid government threats to pull out if a deal is not agreed.

No agreement in platinum strike

2014-05-24 18:28

No agreement has yet been reached with striking platinum mineworkers, their employers say in a joint statement.

Implats: Strike violence 'devastating'

2014-05-16 12:55

Impala Platinum says the human tragedy as a result of miners not earning any income and the violence and intimidation on the platinum belt is "devastating".

'Security risk' curbs Lonmin SMS campaign

2014-05-15 13:57

Lonmin says it has temporarily ended its SMS wage poll because it created a "security risk" for Amcu strikers receiving the messages.

Mathunjwa - Amcu going to court

2014-05-15 05:30

Amcu president Joseph Mathunjwa has told striking miners in the platinum belt that the union is going to court, while Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa has laid down the law.

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