NUM challenges government to save jobs at Optimum mine - even if that means buying it

2019-01-16 07:33

The National Union of Mineworkers says mineworkers at Optimum and Koornfontein Colliery Mines in Mpumalanga have not received their salaries in three months.

Blame in all directions for violence during Gold Fields strike

2018-11-05 17:45

While the National Union of Mineworkers claims two of its members have been hospitalised, Gold Fields says the union has been perpetrating violence during the strike, which is costing the company R3m per day.

Gold Fields braces for show-stopping strike

2018-11-01 15:52

At the heart of the strike is a process Gold Fields has undergone at South Deep Mine to increase productivity and reduce jobs.

Inside the Gupta business rescue: Pillage, distrust, lawsuits

2018-03-11 08:30

Web of intercompany loans and contracts means the largest creditor of one Gupta company is often another Gupta company.

Lonmin gives in to Amcu at Marikana

2017-08-13 06:03

After four years of trying, the Association of Mining and Construction Union (Amcu) has finally succeeded in getting minority unions derecognised at Lonmin and stripped of their already limited organisational rights.


National NUM intervenes in Gold Fields impasse amid ongoing violence

2018-11-15 14:26

This is the first time that the union’s national leadership has met with Gold Fields since the beginning of the strike.

NUM strike to put a stopper in Gold Fields production

2018-11-02 15:05

NUM, which represents 80% of the Gold Fields workforce, will withdraw labour from South Deep on Friday afternoon, the union has said.

Unions snub Eskom's 4.7% wage hike, await feedback on package of issues

2018-06-20 16:48

Unions negotiating wage increases with Eskom say they have rejected the power utility's offer of a 4.7% increase, but are waiting to hear back about a list of issues presented to the utility.

Sibanye to lay off 2 000 miners - NUM

2017-10-31 18:24

The National Union of Mineworkers said on Tuesday afternoon that 2 000 of its members from Sibanye-Stillwater's Cooke Gold mine had received "forced retrenchments termination letters".

Net closes in on Zwane as mining job losses mount

2017-08-06 06:00

It appears as if embattled Minister of Mineral Resources Mosebenzi Zwane has lost the last bit of support from any quarter in the mining sector as potential new job losses reach a tally of 21 000.

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