Amcu accuses gold firms of overtime theft

2015-08-14 07:46

A bitter and, at first sight, complicated overtime argument has erupted between the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union and the Chamber of Mines.

Gold sector unions reject final wage hike offer

2015-08-07 17:00

The SA Chamber of Mines says all unions representing workers in the gold sector have rejected the final wage increase offer from bullion producers.

SA gold producers table 'final' offer to unions

2015-07-30 16:25

South African gold producers have offered wage hikes of up to 17%, a slight increase to restive unions which have been seeking increases of up to double current levels.

Marikana reaction: Phiyega, Ramaphosa must face consequences

2015-06-25 22:08

Opposition parties have called for police commissioner Riah Phiyega to be suspended or axed and Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to face the might of the law despite the Marikana report exonerating him from any involvement in the 2012 shootings.

Mining can't afford Eskom tariff hike, says chamber

2015-06-24 07:52

The South African Chamber of Mines says it cannot accept that electricity tariff hikes are the most appropriate way for Eskom to deal with its funding shortfall.

Chamber of Mines asks for ruling on black ownership

2015-06-22 12:27

The Chamber of Mines says it has asked the High Court to rule whether companies can claim to have met black-ownership rules even after shareholders have sold their stake in assets.

Tax team recommends review of gold mining tax

2015-06-05 20:03

South Africa should review a preferential tax enjoyed by gold producers, a commission set up to look into taxes in the country says.

Chamber of Mines CEO retires early

2015-04-09 18:56

The Chamber of Mines of South Africa has announced that Bheki Sibiya will take early retirement.

Chamber of Mines worried over blackouts

2014-12-10 05:00

The Chamber of Mines has expressed concern that Eskom's rolling blackouts will have a negative impact on the mining sector and the economy.

Gauteng ANC plans mining buyout - report

2014-08-10 08:28

The Gauteng ANC plans to table a Zimbabwe-style policy that could see government forcing mining houses to sell shares in a move that could be construed as a subtle form of nationalisation, according to a report.


Coal strike looms as NUM spurns wage offer

2015-08-12 15:20

Tension within the mining industry has ratcheted up after union NUM rejected the latest wage offer for the coal sector as “insulting”.

Ramatlhodi implores mines, unions to save jobs

2015-08-05 13:37

The mining ministry is meeting producers and unions for two days of talks on alternatives to cutting as many as 10 000 jobs.

Solidarity rejects coal wage offer

2015-07-17 13:55

Trade union Solidarity has rejected an offer made by the Chamber of Mines at coal wage negotiations.

We need time to analyse, absorb Marikana report - Chamber of Mines

2015-06-25 21:31

The Chamber of Mines says it needs time to absorb and analyse all the findings made in the Marikana report.

NUM says mines can raise pay 80%

2015-06-22 12:34

The biggest union in the gold industry said producers in South Africa are able to afford an increase of more than 80% in the basic monthly pay of entry-level underground miners.

Gold sector faces upheaval on social pact

2015-06-18 13:05

The Association of Mining and Construction Union has dismissed the gold sector "social pact" proposals, saying workers entering wage talks just want money.

Solidarity mining union demands 12% wage hike

2015-04-10 19:40

Solidarity trade union, which mostly represents skilled workers in the mining sector, has demanded a 12% increase from the Chamber of Mines.

Nene shows 'prudent fiscal stability' - Chamber

2015-02-25 20:33

The Chamber of Mines says Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene demonstrated "continuity in disciplined and prudent fiscal stability" in the budget.

Bid to make mines safer

2014-11-19 19:35

An initiative to make mining safer and provide skills to workers has been announced at the mine health and safety summit held, says the Chamber of Mines.

Six things to know about the illegal mining boom

2014-06-26 13:36

As police open a murder investigation into the deaths of at least 10 illegal miners at a gold mine in Benoni, News24 looks at the facts behind the illegal mining boom.

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