NUM still open to wage talks with Eskom

2016-05-20 20:01

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) says it is still open to wage talks with Eskom after rejecting a 5% pay rise earlier.

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.

Cops investigate plot to 'assassinate' NUM leader

2016-03-17 21:14

A top National Union of Mineworkers official has claimed there was a plot to assassinate him as he addressed striking workers at Barberton Mines but although police arrested two men carrying dangerous weapons, they have yet to link them to a plot.

NUM, Msobo Coal in talks to end strike over lay-offs

2016-01-13 10:55

Union NUM, the Department of Mineral Resources and Msobo Coal are set to meet to resolve a dispute that has seen NUM members embark on a strike.

NUM takes De Beers on over Kimberley Mines

2016-01-05 14:01

Union NUM plans to protest against De Beers Consolidated Mines’ decision to sell its Kimberley Mines, which it says could see the fate of 600 employees in limbo.

NUM vows to fight for Eskom coal supplier jobs

2015-12-07 21:30

NUM says thousands of its members face a bleak future as Eskom’s decision not to renew contracts with some of its coal suppliers places their jobs in jeopardy.

Cosatu membership down by thousands

2015-11-17 17:47

In the last three years the Cosatu membership has dropped by 324 835.

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.

NUM signs agreement with Evander Gold Mines

2015-10-13 12:13

The National Union of Mineworkers has signed a three-year wage agreement with Evander Gold Mines under the auspices of the Chamber of Mines.

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.


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.

Unions unhappy as Lily Mine goes into business rescue

2016-04-11 13:26

Unions are unhappy that Lily Mine has gone into business rescue in a bid to resume operations, while efforts to find three trapped miners remain suspended.

LafargeHolcim workers to strike over pay - NUM

2016-02-10 19:23

About 2 000 workers at LafargeHolcim's SA unit will launch an open-ended strike over pay, the National Union of Mineworkers says.

De Beers: Kimberley Mines sale won't result in lay-offs

2016-01-06 14:24

De Beers Consolidated Mines has held numerous meetings with NUM about Kimberley Mines and no retrenchments will result from the mine's disposal, says the company.

NUM, Implats reach deal over 2012 strikers

2015-12-18 18:22

Impala Platinum has agreed to reinstate NUM mineworkers who were asked to leave the company during strikes in the platinum sector in Rustenburg in 2012.

NUM facing brick wall on Eskom's Arnot decision

2015-12-01 19:23

Eskom is not even talking about extending the contract, let alone entertaining some of NUM’s demands on the possible closure of Exxaro’s Arnot mine in Mpumalanga.

Du Plessis: Stop lying – facts show 'blacks' don’t earn less than 'whites'

2015-10-29 16:36

It’s high time we all follow Gideon Du Plessis’ example and challenge often trotted hat, in South Africa, “blacks” still earn less than “whites”, says Alec Hogg.

NUM signs 2-year wage deal as coal strike ends

2015-10-13 13:14

The National Union of Mineworkers and the Chamber of Mines have signed a two-year wage agreement in the coal sector.

Chamber urges NUM to accept new wage offer

2015-10-13 09:34

The Chamber of Mines is expecting feedback on its latest wage offer today and has urged NUM to consider the impact of "unrealistic" wage hikes on jobs in the coal sector.

Glencore holding coal wage talks to ransom - NUM

2015-10-09 17:11

The National Union of Mineworkers says its five-day strike in the coal sector would continue, dashing hopes that it was on the verge of ending.

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