NUM shocked by Lonmin cutting thousands of jobs

2015-07-24 15:53

The National Union of mineworkers has decried Lonmin's plan to cut 6 000 jobs as it readies to close several mine shafts in a bid to survive plunging prices.

Glencore to cut 380 jobs at SA coal mine

2015-07-22 15:05

Glencore says it will cut about 380 jobs at its Optimum Coal subsidiary after the closure of some operations at the mine.

Union slams Eskom acting CEO’s contract renewal

2015-07-15 11:28

NUM says acting Eskom CEO Brian Molefe has failed to boost the morale of his employees, after reports claimed the board had renewed his contract.

Open or secret ballot? Cosatu SNC deliberates

2015-07-13 18:12

Delegates at the Cosatu special national congress are still deciding on how the credentials vote is to be constructed - open or secret ballot.

Media not being manipulated - NUM official

2015-07-13 16:30

The call for journalists to leave the venue where Cosatu is hosting its special national congress is not an act of manipulation, a National Union of Mine Workers official says.

Cosatu's vitriolic rhetoric 'a sign of its extreme worry'

2015-07-12 07:04

If the level of vitriolic rhetoric recently is any measure of concern, the current leadership of Cosatu and its supporters must be extremely worried, says Terry Bell.

NUM represents less than half of AngloGold, Sibanye

2015-07-08 13:55

Less than half of the workers at AngloGold Ashanti and Sibanye Gold now belong to the dominant National Union of Mineworkers, according to the mining lobby.

Amcu: Gold producers ‘not moving’ pay offer

2015-07-07 16:42

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union say gold producing companies need to improve their pay offers or the union will leave the negotiations.

NUM rejects gold wage offer

2015-07-06 15:24

The National Union of Mineworkers has rejected a wage offer from gold producers, says spokesperson Livhuwani Mammburu.

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.


Bloodshed seen if pay strike called at SA gold mines

2015-07-23 07:51

A pay strike at South African gold companies could result in more violence at the mines, said Andrew Levy, a labour-relations consultant.

Gold producers standing firm on wage offer - NUM

2015-07-16 21:15

The National Union of Mineworkers says gold producers have not moved on their wage offer, leaving protracted talks in a stalemate.

Cosatu congress could collapse - Dlamini

2015-07-13 20:33

Cosatu's special national congress is in danger of collapsing after the entire day was spent debating credentials, which has delayed proceedings.

Cosatu SNC stuck on 'issue of credentials'

2015-07-13 17:27

The Cosatu special national congress has been stuck for more than three hours on the issue of credentials, according to Popcru president Zizamele Cebekhulu.

Cosatu kicks media out of congress

2015-07-13 14:09

For the first time members of the media have been barred from attending a Cosatu congress while issues of credentials are discussed.

Amcu quits gold wage talks - industry body

2015-07-08 16:21

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union has walked out of gold wage talks, an industry body says.

Gold producers: Union demands are unaffordable

2015-07-07 19:30

The South African gold producing companies say mining union wage demands are unaffordable.

NUM may take legal action over Glencore layoffs

2015-07-06 19:51

The National Union of Mineworkers is considering taking legal action against the government if Glencore cuts over 600 jobs at its Optimum Coal unit, it says.

Gold wage offer 'needs work' - union

2015-07-06 12:52

SA union UASA says while gold producers tabled a “good opening offer” in pay negotiations last week, it still needs work.

Gold companies offer unions up to 13% increase

2015-06-29 18:29

The gold sector has tabled its wage offer to mining unions, saying the offer is based on economic and social sustainability.

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