Num march in Cape Town

2013-09-03 14:54

Num march in Cape Town. Watch the video now.

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Stakeholders vow fair Amplats deal

2013-01-28 19:47

Amplats, unions and the government have reiterated their commitment to reaching a deal to benefit all parties after the firm decided to hold off axing 14 000 miners.

Xstrata workers join mining strike

2012-10-09 19:41

Workers at Xstrata's mine in Brits have joined a wave of illegal and unprotected strikes in the sector, says the provincial branch of Cosatu.

Codesa plan starts in all seriousness

2012-10-07 18:00

A Codesa for the country’s 52 platinum mines started with negotiations for the creation of central bargaining in this strategic sector of the economy.

Striking continues at three mines

2012-09-13 16:32

Gold Fields' KDC west mine, Amplats' Thembelani mine, and Lonmin platinum mine remain idle as attempts to resolve a massive strike continue.

Mining industry accused of blackmail

2012-06-26 15:31

The closure of Aquarius Platinum's Everest mine in Mpumalanga was a bid to blackmail the ANC on the eve of its policy conference, says mining union Num.

Union warns about mine violence

2012-05-03 16:54

The National Union of Mineworkers has expressed shock at increasing violence and intimidation at Impala Platinum and Lonmin mines.

Num to strike at ARM/Anglo mine

2012-03-14 14:52

The National Union of Mineworkers says it has served a strike notice to Modikwa Platinum, a joint venture between African Rainbow Minerals and Anglo Platinum.

Implats workers trickle back

2012-02-28 17:02

Dismissed workers are returning to Impala Platinum's Rustenburg operation but the pace may have been tempered by Julius Malema's visit, says the mine.

Meeting raises hopes at Implats mine

2012-02-21 18:41

Impala Platinum says it is hopeful that most of the workforce at its Rustenburg operations would be persuaded by union leaders to return to work.

Implats strike drags on despite layoffs

2012-02-06 12:45

Impala Platinum says production is at a standstill at its Rustenburg mine as 17 000 workers who were fired for illegal stoppages did not return to work.

Eskom ordered to raise pay

2012-02-01 16:35

The National Union of Mineworkers says an arbitrator has ordered Eskom to up wage increases by at least 1% after the utility unilaterally implemented hikes last year.

Lonmin, Num seal wage deal

2011-12-02 16:25

The National Union of Mineworkers says it has signed a two-year wage deal with platinum miner Lonmin.

Num contests miners' BEE figures

2011-11-24 13:28

The National Union of Mineworkers says the Chamber of Mines figure of more than 26% black ownership in the industry is untrue.

Num rejects Lonmin offer, eyes strike

2011-11-15 17:19

The National Union of Mineworkers has spurned a wage hike offer from platinum miner Lonmin and says it is moving closer towards strike action.

Xstrata, Num agree on share scheme

2011-11-02 18:04

Global miner Xstrata and the National Union of Mineworkers have come to an agreement on an employee share scheme which has been at the centre of a labour dispute.

Unions' appeal against Eskom fails

2011-09-23 13:15

The Labour Court has refused two Eskom unions leave to appeal against the power utility's plan to unilaterally introduce a 7% pay rise.

Num declares a wage dispute

2011-09-13 13:51

The National Union of Mineworkers has declared a wage dispute with DRDGold.

Eskom refers dispute to CCMA

2011-09-08 16:20

Eskom has referred a wage dispute for arbitration after negotiations with trade unions reached a deadlock.

Eskom wage hike 'a declaration of war'

2011-08-31 20:27

Eskom's "unilateral" implementation of a two-year, 7% wage agreement is a declaration of war, the National Union of Mineworkers says.

Angloplat raises wage hike offer

2011-08-19 18:18

National Union of Mineworkers members are to vote on a new offer from Anglo American Platinum, says the union.

Lonmin to dismiss 9000 after stoppages

2011-05-24 11:28

Mining firm Lonmin has served about 9 000 workers with dismissal letters following disruptions at its Marikana operations, says a union spokesperson.

Striking Exxaro union eyes Rio stoppage

2010-08-23 11:35

The National Union of Mineworkers says more than 600 workers had downed tools at Exxaro Sands and is planning to strike at Rio Tinto in Richards Bay.


Num strikes in Cape Town

2013-09-03 12:59

Contruction workers in Cape Town march demanding better pay. See all the latest pictures.

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Gold Fields: Workers returning

2012-10-16 16:21

Up to 70% of the workforce at Gold Fields' Beatrix one, two and three shafts have started returning to work, says the company spokesperson.

NUM accuses Amplats of racism

2012-10-08 18:39

The National Union of Mineworkers has accused Anglo American Platinum of "racism" as the impasse between striking miners and the company escalates.

Striking workers burn NUM T-shirts

2012-10-03 17:34

Striking Samancor workers blocked the entrance to the mine and burnt their National Union of Mineworkers T-shirts near Rustenburg.

Strike looms at Nkomati mine

2012-07-19 12:46

The National Union of Mineworkers has declared a dispute with African Rainbow Minerals' joint venture Nkomati mine and is threatening to strike.

Num: Pay workers first in liquidations

2012-05-30 16:27

The National Union of Mineworkers wants MPs to rework liquidation laws so that workers are paid out before investors when companies go bankrupt.

Government to hold mining lekgotla

2012-05-03 15:33

The Chamber of Mines, National Union of Mineworkers and the mineral resources department will hold a mining strategy meeting next month.

Gold One workers down tools

2012-03-09 15:51

Gold One says the morning shift workers at its Modder East Operations have embarked on an unprotected strike.

Num backs Cosatu strike

2012-02-27 16:47

The National Union of Mineworkers has urged its members to join Cosatu's protest action against Gauteng e-tolling and labour brokers next week.

Implats rehires fired workers

2012-02-15 11:35

The National Union of Mineworkers says Impala Platinum has taken back a large number of the 17 200 workers fired from its Rustenburg plant for illegal strikes.

Num members rebel against union

2012-02-05 10:09

The unprotected strike which led to the dismissal of all 17 200 underground workers, represents a rebellion against the Num by its members.

Lonmin finalises wage deal

2011-12-19 09:35

Lonmin and the Chemical, Energy, Paper, Printing, Wood and Allied Workers Union have wrapped up outstanding wage increase negotiations.

Num makes wage deal with Northam

2011-11-25 11:02

The National Union of Mineworkers has agreed to a two-year wage deal with Northam Platinum.

Num: Pay workers more with Eskom profit

2011-11-24 11:19

The National Union of Mineworkers says Eskom's profits should be used to pay workers better wages.

Num: People must benefit from minerals

2011-11-14 13:51

Nationalisation must be taken forward, says the National Union of Mineworkers.

RBPlat: Strike may hit output

2011-10-21 11:13

Royal Bafokeng Platinum says a wage strike at its Rasimone Platinum mine is likely to affect production soon.

Num loses court bid against Eskom

2011-09-19 11:26

The Labour Court has turned down an urgent application by the National Union of Mineworkers to stop Eskom from instituting wage increases.

Num hands demands to Eskom

2011-09-11 13:00

Members of the National Union of Mineworkers handed over a memorandum of demands to Eskom executives in Durban at the weekend.

Wage deal ends strike at ARM

2011-09-05 16:48

The National Union of Mineworkers says it has reached agreement on wage hikes at ARM's Nkomati mine, ending a six-day strike.

Amplats, Num seal two-year wage deal

2011-08-31 16:02

Anglo Platinum and the National Union of Mineworkers have made an agreement which will see workers get increases lower than the 15% the union demanded.

Numsa: Seifsa ignoring strikers

2011-07-06 11:28

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA, which is leading an engineering sector strike, says employers have not met with unions since the industrial action started.

Num calls off secondary strike

2010-09-01 12:42

The National Union of Mineworkers has suspended a secondary strike due to be held in support of the ongoing public sector strike, says a union official.

Eskom workers on strike

2010-05-25 15:51

Eskom's largest trade union has embarked on an unprotected strike over housing allowances.

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