Village Main Reef secures three-year wage deal

2018-10-05 12:29

Miners, artisans and officials will receive a 4.25% increase for the first year of the agreement, and CPI-linked increases for the next two years.

Lily mine disaster report says prosecute

2018-08-26 07:42

Report by the mineral resources department has been handed to the National Prosecuting Authority for a decision on whether action will be taken.

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”.

 

Three-year wage deal reached at AngloGold Ashanti

2018-09-17 15:19

AngloGold Ashanti has concluded a wage agreement with AMCU, UASA and Solidarity for a three-year period.

INSIDE LABOUR: After Marikana, what really changed?

2018-08-17 06:15

Billions still lie in budget allocations but millions are returned unspent, while more seems to be lost to corruption - so it's time to prioritise job retention before the voters walk away, says Terry Bell.

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.

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