The spectre of Marikana still looms large

2017-08-16 05:00

Five years after the bloody Marikana massacre, calls for justice for not just the victims' families but for mining communities generally will only grow louder, says Terry Bell.

Retrenching 8 500 SA workers will cost AngloGold R625m

2017-08-01 14:52

AngloGold Ashanti expects to make a half-year loss of up to R1.3bn, partly as a result of the R625m once-off non-cash provisions it has set aside for the retrenchment of about 8 500 workers.

NUM to march against AngloGold’s retrenchment plans

2017-07-31 09:04

The National Union of Mineworkers will embark on a protest march against AngloGold Ashanti, after the miner announced it will retrench 8 500 workers at two of its operations.

Zwane under fire for bowing to firms on Mining Charter

2017-07-14 22:30

The National Union of Mineworkers aims to challenge the suspension of the Mining Charter, adding that the government must stop tip toeing around transformation.

Nedlac has reached its sell-buy date - analyst

2017-06-13 17:07

The National Economic Development and Labour Council should be replaced with a new organisation, says associate professor Mzukisi Qobo.

Tensions rise as NUM blames AMCU for attack on miners in illegal strike

2017-06-09 14:57

NUM has blamed AMCU for attacking 16 of its members for allegedly not taking part in an illegal strike at Sibanye’s Cooke operation near Soweto.

March outside Mapaila's home a 'serious problem' to ANC - NUM

2017-06-01 10:15

Unions at Cosatu’s central committee meeting have joined in the chorus against those who marched to the private home of SACP deputy general secretary Solly Mapaila this week.

NUM to campaign for Ramaphosa to be president

2017-05-03 18:31

The National Union of Mineworkers has pledged its support for Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to become the next president of the country.

Rival unions ready to team up against Eskom

2017-03-13 10:02

Rival unions are reaching out to each other to unite against Eskom’s decision to close five power stations within five years.

PPC’s Chinese workers under scrutiny

2017-02-05 06:01

Inspections, meetings mark initial investigation by home affairs and labour, as well as NUM


NUM lashes out at jobs 'blackmail' of mining firms

2017-08-03 20:12

The National Union of Mineworkers is deeply worried about the possible retrenchments of thousands of workers at Sibanye Gold's operations in South Africa.

NUM preparing to fight as retrenchment toll rises

2017-07-31 15:54

The National Union of Mineworkers is gearing up for a fight against both mining companies and the government, amid increasing retrenchments at South Africa's mines.

‘Bogus’ union boss in court bid for R7m state payout

2017-07-30 05:55

In a David versus Goliath case, Thebe Maswabi, the founder of a “covert” union, has asked the High Court in Pretoria to enforce the R7m settlement agreement he reached with President Jacob Zuma.

Voices of discontent against Ngubane grow

2017-06-13 20:54

Fedusa has added its voice to the growing out pour against former Eskom chair Ben Ngubane, calling for him to face a judicial commission of inquiry.

NUM calls on entire Eskom board to resign

2017-06-13 11:44

The National Union of Mineworkers has called for the entire board of Eskom to follow suit after chairperson Ben Ngubane quit the power utility.

#GuptaLeaks point to crisis in ANC - NUM

2017-06-08 20:51

The ANC and its alliance partners must discuss the revelations contained in the leaked Gupta emails, says the National Union of Mineworkers.

Molefe’s reappointment at Eskom is a farce and will be challenged - Outa

2017-05-12 12:51

Outa believes Eskom cannot simply reinstate Brian Molefe as Eskom CEO, as the position needs to be readvertised and a candidate properly appointed.

New twist in IPP battle as Eskom may close stations early

2017-04-09 07:22

Eskom has been vague about five power stations that will have to close early due to the expected inclusion of more renewable energy producers.

Unions enter murky info war over Eskom, IPPs deal

2017-03-06 19:26

An information war about the economic benefits of green energy is heating up as unions embark on marches to protest against Eskom signing on more renewable IPPs.

NUM supports Lily Mine workers protest to demand salaries

2017-02-04 20:00

The National Union of Mineworkers has announced its supports for workers and communities in the Lily mine in Barberton who are demanding salaries.

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