All job levels affected, says AngloGold on latest cuts

2018-05-23 16:21

AngloGold Ashanti says it has made "the difficult decision" to restructure the company to support a smaller footprint in South Africa, reducing production by about 50%.

AMCU: Mine safety has now become a human rights issue

2018-05-05 14:23

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) says mine safety has become a human rights issue and that legislation should be strengthened to hold mining bosses criminally accountable for failing to ensure safety at operations.

AMCU wants Workers' Day to be moved to date of Marikana massacre

2018-05-01 10:48

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union is campaigning for Workers' Day to be moved to a date "more emblematic" of South Africa’s working class struggle - the Marikana massacre on August 16.

AMCU decries, mining sector hails Mantashe appointment

2018-02-27 15:50

Gwede Mantashe’s appointment as South Africa’s new mining minister was hailed as a stroke of genius by mining industry experts, it elicited mixed reactions from unions.

Strike shuts down Harmony's Kusasalethu gold mine

2017-11-13 15:19

Harmony Gold says a wildcat strike has broken out at its Kusasalethu gold mine near Carletonville in Gauteng.

NUM member denies shooting AMCU member

2017-10-26 22:01

A man who was arrested in connection with the shooting of a member of the AMCU on Thursday told the Brits Magistrate's Court that he had no knowledge of the charges brought against him.

Sixth death in Lonmin mine in three months

2017-10-19 12:23

British platinum mine giant Lonmin calls for calm after another employee is shot in the platinum belt - bringing the death toll to six in the last three months.

Amcu member shot and killed in front of 6-year-old daughter

2017-09-23 17:06

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union says one of its members at the Lonmin mine in Wonderkop, North West, was shot and killed in front of his six-year-old daughter.

If workers are divided, the capitalist wins - NUM Chair

Tensions rose between Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) on Monday, at the memorial for the five Harmony Gold miners who were trapped underground at the Kusasalethu mine. Watch.

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AMCU members disrupt Kusasalethu memorial

2017-09-04 13:50

AMCU members have disrupted the memorial for the five Harmony Gold miners who died last week.


AngloGold Ashanti to cut another 2 000 jobs - unions

2018-05-23 14:03

Mining unions have received notices from AngloGold Ashanti for the retrenchment of 2 000 workers in all job categories and levels.

Cosatu should be consistent and treat Ramaphosa like Zuma – AMCU

2018-05-01 10:55

AMCU will not be commemorating Workers Day with other trade unions, instead it wants August 16 to be declared a public holiday as a tribute to workers who lost their lives at Marikana. The union also took aim at President Cyril Ramaphosa, who was a board member of Lonmin at the time of the massacre.

AMCU lashes out at Ramaphosa 'courting' Malema with Marikana widows visit

2018-04-16 22:42

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union says it is not interested in the "marriage of convenience" between the ANC and the EFF at the expense of the widows of the victims of the Marikana massacre.

Fight against crime is in full swing, assures Mbalula

2018-02-11 22:26

Minister of Police Fikile Mbalula has reiterated his stance “that we will not live side by side with criminals”.

R100K offered for info on AMCU murders

2017-10-30 18:27

Forensic investigator Paul O’Sullivan has offered a R100 000 reward for information that will lead to the arrest and conviction of anyone involved in the recent killings of Association of Construction and Mineworkers Union members.

Mathunjwa likens impunity of Marikana killings to Glebelands murders

2017-10-19 19:56

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union's Joseph Mathunjwa has likened the killings taking place on the platinum belt in Marikana to the situation at the notorious Glebelands Hostel.

Marikana’s new killing fields

2017-10-08 05:47

Rumours that Amcu leader Mathunjwa favours AmaBomvana Xhosa clan behind recent bloodshed as AmaMpondo ‘wish to join rival NUM’.

Senior Amcu official gunned down in Rustenburg

2017-09-12 18:57

An AMCU branch treasurer was gunned down outside an Impala Platinum mine in Rustenburg, the trade union has said.

WATCH: AMCU members disrupt Kusasalethu memorial

Association of Mine-workers and Construction (AMCU) members on Monday disrupted the memorial for the five Harmony Gold miners who died last week after being trapped at Kusasalethu mine. Watch.

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Chamber of Mines sends condolences to families of Kusasalethu miners

2017-08-29 15:42

The Chamber of Mines has sent its condolences to the families, friends and colleagues of the three miners who have died in Harmony Gold’s Kusasalethu mine, near Carletonville.

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