SA platinum producers dodge strike bullet

2016-11-01 15:24

The world’s three biggest platinum producers all reached three-year wage deals with the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union without losing one day to a strike.

NUM calls dispute at Amplats over pay ‘insult’

2016-09-20 19:20

The National Union of Mineworkers has declared a wage dispute after an offer from Amplats which it deemed an “insult.”

Miners want to live in shacks not houses - Lonmin spokesperson

2016-08-18 06:13

Miners at Lonmin's platinum mine in Marikana do not want houses; they want to live in informal settlements, says a mine spokesperson.

OPINION: SA deserves truth about govt spies and Marikana

2016-08-16 15:27

As SA commemorates the Marikana massacre four years ago, South Africans are yet to learn the full truth of the alleged role of the SSA, writes Pieter-Louis Myburgh.

Amcu to relaunch Marikana miner trust

2016-08-15 19:09

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union will reopen a trust fund for the families of workers at Lonmin’s Marikana mine, where dozens were killed in 2012.

Bapo Ba Mogale community: Provincial government to blame for missing funds

2016-08-05 10:48

Members of the Bapo Ba Mogale community in the North West claim that the community lost over R600m because the provincial government didn't ensure that the funds were audited.

Lonmin signals rising costs as safety stoppages hurt production

2016-08-01 10:43

Lonmin has said costs may rise above the level targeted this year following its life-saving rights issue at the end of 2015.

Key Lonmin exec was SSA spook - report

2016-05-29 07:28

Lonmin’s foremost representative during the 2012 strikes at its Marikana mine was a covert agent of the State Security Agency, Rapport reports.

Amcu looking for 'living wage' from mine bosses

2016-05-16 16:01

Amcu is on course to begin meetings to decide on pay demands for platinum companies with the existing two-year wage deal expiring soon.

Marikana killings: Widows plead for $9.1m from BASF

2016-04-28 21:30

Widows of mineworkers at Lonmin’s platinum mine at Marikana will ask Germany-based BASF to pay $9.1m into a fund to support the families of dead miners.


Amcu to unveil pay demands, R12 500 still on cards

2016-10-24 19:18

The Association of Mining and Construction Workers Union will make public a “comprehensive and final” set of pay and conditions demands for the platinum sector.

Lonmin CEO refutes claim that miners prefer living in shacks

2016-08-19 13:42

Lonmin will investigate a statement made by its spokesperson that miners at Lonmin's platinum mine in Marikana would prefer to live in informal settlements.

Four years on: need to know on Marikana

What happened at Lonmin's platinum mine in Marikana in 2012.

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My life is worse now - Marikana miner

2016-08-16 10:54

"Some of us still struggle to sleep, thinking about our brothers. I don't want to talk about this because I am going to cry," says a Lonmin miner as he remembers the day four years ago when 34 of his colleagues were gunned down by police.

Amnesty condemns Lonmin housing as miner sees more spending cuts

2016-08-15 07:48

Lonmin says it may have to cut its promise to spend R100m a year on housing even as Amnesty International condemned it for failing to fulfill pledges to employees.

Missing millions from Lonmin fund prompts community pay reform

2016-08-04 07:40

Government plans to reform how local communities use mining royalties after a corruption probe found that R611.46m paid into by Lonmin had been exhausted.

EXCLUSIVE: Lonmin probed over SAPS-marked ammo

2016-07-08 12:15

The discovery of a large cache of shotgun cartridges marked "SAPS" at Lonmin has raised questions as to why the company would have ammunition apparently meant to be used exclusively by the police.

Implats CEO to step down in December

2016-05-18 18:40

Impala Platinum boss Terence Goodlace will step down in December this year after six years at the helm, the company announced, without immediately naming a successor.

Lonmin turns cash-positive on cost cuts

2016-05-16 10:03

Platinum miner Lonmin says it was cash-positive in the first half of the year as it implements a cost-cutting plan to save the business.

Lonmin gets new chief financial officer

2016-04-19 12:49

Lonmin has appointmented of Barrie van der Merwe as new executive director of the company and chief financial officer as Simon Scott will step down in May.

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