ANC is a government for white monopoly capital, not for the people - AMCU's Joseph Mathunjwa

2019-08-16 18:47

Leader of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) in a scathing speech at the 7th commemoration of Marikana states that ANC is government for White Monopoly Capital (WMC),not for the people of South Africa.

AMCU says Sibanye is provoking a strike

2019-08-13 13:11

South Africa’s Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union is making “slow, steady” progress on wage talks, but the offer from the former Lonmin operations was provoking a strike, its president said.

AMCU leader takes diplomatic tone ahead of platinum wage talks

2019-06-16 15:57

For a union leader that led the longest platinum-mining strike and which self-identifies as 'militant', AMCU president Joseph Mathunjwa is sounding rather diplomatic.

Two men sentenced for attempting to assassinate Amcu members

2019-06-03 22:43

The Gauteng High Court in Pretoria sentenced two Eastern Cape men for trying to kill two AMCU members in Marikana, North West, .

Public Investment Corp faces dilemma over backing Lonmin deal

2019-05-23 07:42

The state-owned asset manager faces a tough choice: back Sibanye Gold’s takeover of Lonmin, and take a hit on its investment, or scupper the deal and risk having to pony up more cash for the platinum miner.

Court dismisses AMCU's job loss appeal on Sibanye-Lonmin merger

2019-05-17 15:46

Judge Dennis Davis on Friday dismissed an appeal by the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) who wanted an aproval by the Competition Tribunal for a merger between mining companies Sibanye-Stillwater and Lonmin set aside.

Judge admonishes ex-AMCU leaders accused of murder: No more delays or I revoke bail

2019-05-15 20:28

The Gauteng High Court in Pretoria believes that the murder and attempted murder trial of Association of Mineworker and Construction Union leaders has been deliberately delayed.

Lonmin CEO still backs Sibanye offer even as profit rebounds

2019-05-10 14:43

While some analysts have questioned the value of Sibanye’s offer, Lonmin Chief Executive Officer Ben Magara continues to recommend it, saying the rebound in earnings isn’t sufficient to resolve the company’s long-term challenges.

AMCU insists it is compliant with labour law

2019-04-26 17:00

AMCU has insisted it is in compliance with the Labour Relations Act, after facing deregistration.

Manyi’s party calls for energy minister intervention in Sibanye labour strife

2019-04-16 18:42

The African Transformation Movement has asked Energy Minister Jeff Radebe to lend a helping hand with the labour challenges faced by mineworkers at Sibanye-Stillwater.

 

Seven years since Marikana massacre and still no justice, says rights institute

2019-08-16 08:46

South Africa marks seven years since the tragic mass shooting of 34 miners at Marikana, Rustenburg during a strike. Ten other people were also killed before that fateful day.

SA platinum giants bolster positions before wage talks begin

2019-07-09 05:30

When the world’s biggest platinum miners sit down to hammer out a wage deal this week, they’ll hold two potentially winning cards in reserve: the cash and metal stockpiles to endure a strike.

SA platinum mines brace for 'substantial' wage demands

2019-06-13 07:59

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union is meeting its members across the country’s Platinum Belt this week, before presenting demands to seven producers, Secretary General Jeffrey Mphahlele has said.

Sibanye is now the world's no. 1 platinum miner

2019-05-30 06:58

With the acquisition of Lonmin, Chief Executive Officer Neal Froneman has completed Sibanye’s transformation to a giant of SA's key platinum sector.

Lonmin plans to cut 4 100 workers as it closes platinum mines

2019-05-21 05:01

Lonmin plans to cut 4 100 workers at mines that have run out of profitable ore and are being closed.

Public Investment Corporation said to be concerned by Sibanye offer

2019-05-17 12:16

The Public Investment Corporation, whose 30% stake in Lonmin is enough to block the miner’s planned takeover by Sibanye Gold, is concerned that the value of the all-share deal has been eroded, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Platinum miners brace for labour clash in early Ramaphosa test

2019-05-14 07:54

When the world’s biggest platinum miners sit down with labour unions this month to negotiate a three-year wage deal, it could prove an early test of Cyril Ramaphosa’s new presidency.

AMCU's firebrand leader is headed for a showdown with govt

2019-04-29 12:05

One of the most polarizing figures in South African mining, union leader Joseph Mathunjwa has never hesitated to go head-to-head with powerful CEOs. Now he may have to face down the government.

AMCU ends five-month long strike at Sibanye

2019-04-17 16:58

Trade union AMCU will end its five-month long strike after reaching an agreement with Sibanye-Stillwater.

Sibanye builds war chest amid risk of deepening labour conflict

2019-04-10 14:44

The upcoming wage talks will pit Sibanye Chief Executive Officer Neal Froneman against AMCU President Joseph Mathunjwa, who oversaw the longest ever strike in South Africa’s platinum industry in 2014.

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