Amcu warns Implats: Gloves will be off should job cut talks fail

2018-08-07 11:21

"We will hit where it matters most... [the] gloves will be off,” Joseph Mathunjwa, president of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union has warned Impala Platinum over looming job losses.

Five miners dead after fire breaks out at Limpopo mine

2018-07-15 21:34

Five mineworkers have died and a sixth is still trapped underground after a fire broke out at a copper mine in Limpopo, says the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union.

Spate of deaths at Sibanye-Stilwater is a crime against humanity - AMCU

2018-06-26 12:10

Two mining unions are calling for amendments to the Mine Health and Safety Act after yet another death at the Khomanani shaft at Sibanye-Stillwater's Driefontein operations.

AMCU seeks R12 500 minimum for gold miners

2018-06-11 13:11

Union AMCU plans to demand a R12 500 monthly minimum wage from some of the country’s top gold producers in upcoming wage negotiations.

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.

 

The numbers will tell the truth

2018-07-22 08:57

By the end of today there may be a fairly clear indication of how much popular power Cosatu may have lost in recent years, writes Terry Bell.

Mantashe to discuss Mining Charter with industry, unions in weekend summit

2018-07-06 16:51

Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe will meet with key roleplayers at the Mining Summit this weekend, ahead of the adoption of the Mining Charter.

Death toll at abandoned section of Sibanye-Stillwater mine rises to four

2018-06-12 11:04

A fourth miner has been found dead at an abandoned working area of a mine owned by Sibanye-Stillwater while the fifth miner remains unaccounted for.

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.

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