NUM: No violence needed for Gold Fields deal

2015-04-12 11:18

The National Union of Mineworkers says it is satisfied with a three-year wage deal it has secured with Gold Fields, without the need for strikes or violence.

NUM, Gold Fields agree to 21% wage hike

2015-04-10 15:53

The National Union of Mineworkers has signed an agreement with Gold Fields securing significant wage increases for entry level workers.

NUM members down tools at Anglo coal mine

2015-04-08 16:56

Members of the National Union of Mineworkers have stopped working at an Anglo American coal mine in Mpumalanga, demanding the removal of the general manager.

NUM to submit wage demands by end of April

2015-04-08 14:15

The National Union of Mineworkers say it will submit its wage demands for the coal and gold sectors by the end of April, a delay of up to a month.

Workers at BHP mine down tools over share scheme

2015-04-02 19:34

Mineworkers affiliated with the NUM have downed tools at the Hotazel Manganese Mines, a subsidiary of BHP Billiton, over a disagreement about an Employee Share Ownership Scheme .

Amcu to discuss asset sale with Amplats CEO

2015-03-19 20:22

Amcu says it will meet Anglo American Platinum's CEO to discuss the sale of the firm's Rustenburg assets where the union led a record five-month wage strike last year.

Weak rand a double-edged sword for miners in SA

2015-03-13 09:18

The sliding rand is a double-edged sword for mining companies in SA, with cost inflation and potential labour unrest outweighing domestic currency weakness gains.

'Democratise' strike action - Godongwana

2015-03-12 20:30

Strikes should be "democratised" by using secret ballots, ANC economic transformation cluster head Enoch Godongwana says.

NUM on recruitment drive

2015-03-11 19:08

The National Union of Mineworkers is focused on recruiting new members and retaining those they have in a bid to up its numbers since the formation of rival union Amcu.

Amplats reviews security after mineworker raped

2015-03-10 17:29

Anglo American Platinum says that it would review security measures after two female mineworkers were attacked at one of the company’s premises in Rustenburg.


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2015-04-11 08:11

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NUM members intimidating operations - Anglo

2015-04-08 18:50

Anglo American is monitoring the situation at its Kleinkopje coal operation in Mpumalanga, where NUM members have embarked on a wildcat strike.

SA mine workers halt strike

2015-04-08 14:16

BHP Billiton has reached an agreement with the largest union at its Hotazel manganese mines in South Africa, ending a 12-day strike over bonus payments.

NUM still struggling to win over members

2015-04-06 19:56

The once powerful National Union of Mineworkers is still battling to recover from its dramatic drop in membership on the platinum belt in the North West.

Eskom: Medupi workers demand better conditions

2015-03-26 05:00

Numsa members working at the Medupi power station in Lephalale, Limpopo, have marched against Eskom demanding better working conditions, the union says.

Glencore must prioritise workers - NUM

2015-03-14 18:00

The National Union of Mineworkers has urged mining company Glencore to prioritise the needs of its employees and reconsider closing its Optimum operations.

Minimum wage needs clarity - Godongwana

2015-03-13 06:00

The labour movement's stance on the minimum wage needs to be clarified, ANC economic transformation cluster head Enoch Godongwana says.

Governance collapse at Eskom - NUM

2015-03-12 17:03

The suspension of four top Eskom executives indicates a collapse of governance at the parastatal, the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) says.

Showdown looms ahead of union wage talks

2015-03-11 10:29

SA's two biggest mining unions are readying to submit their wage demands to the coal and gold sectors in the coming weeks, setting the stage for a showdown.

Woman raped in Amplats mine changing room

2015-03-10 16:26

A woman has been raped at an Anglo American Platinum mine in Rustenburg, North West, the National Union of Mineworkers has reported.

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