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.

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.

Prolonged NUM strike will threaten Eskom coal supplies

2015-10-05 10:33

Eskom says union NUM's coal sector strike won't have an immediate effect on its supplies, but prolonged industrial action will deplete coal stockpiles.

30 000 NUM members to down tools

2015-10-04 11:47

Over 30 000 members of the National Union of Mineworkers in the coal sector are set to down tools after the CCMA issued a certificate of non-resolution to a dispute.

NUM members accept wage offer

2015-10-02 19:41

The National Union of Mineworkers says it members have accepted the latest pay offer from gold producers covering the next three years.

22 000 SA mining jobs under threat - NUM

2015-09-28 19:47

About 22 000 jobs are under threat in SA's beleaguered mining industry, NUM says, accusing companies of attacking the government politically through the layoffs.

New mines minister faces platinum baptism of fire

2015-09-23 16:16

For new Mining Minister Mosebenzi Zwane, until now a little-known provincial agriculture official, it was not the ideal first day in the office.


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.

Will new wage offer end coal strike?

2015-10-11 15:06

The strike in the coal sector continued yesterday as daylong talks between the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and the Chamber of Mines resulted in a revised offer on Friday evening.

Talks to end coal strike resume

2015-10-09 09:14

The Chamber of Mines and the National Union of Mineworkers have resumed talks to end the strike in the coal sector, with a possible revised offer likely.

NUM begins strike in coal sector

2015-10-04 21:21

Several thousand workers affiliated to the NUM have begun striking in the coal sector, the union says.

Unions, gold firms agree on 13% wage hike

2015-10-02 21:14

Entry-level workers at AngloGold Ashanti and Harmony will get wage increases of up to 13%, according to an agreement reached with unions.

NUM calls for coal miners' strike

2015-09-30 18:03

The National Union of Mineworkers says it will ask its members in the coal sector to strike after wage talks collapsed.

27 arrested as sand mine strike turns nasty

2015-09-25 07:42

Workers at Tormin mine on the west coast are still on strike after a protest two weeks ago in which a police officer and a worker were injured, and 27 people were arrested.

Coal unions reject revised wage offer

2015-09-15 16:08

All unions in the coal sector have rejected revised wage offers in pay talks, raising the potential for strikes if mediation fails.

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