For FW de Klerk reconciliation was never about moral intention, but always about political strategy, writes Antjie Krog.
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The National Union of Mineworkers says mineworkers at Optimum and Koornfontein Colliery Mines in Mpumalanga have not received their salaries in three months.
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.
At the heart of the strike is a process Gold Fields has undergone at South Deep Mine to increase productivity and reduce jobs.
Web of intercompany loans and contracts means the largest creditor of one Gupta company is often another Gupta company.
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.
This is the first time that the union’s national leadership has met with Gold Fields since the beginning of the strike.
NUM, which represents 80% of the Gold Fields workforce, will withdraw labour from South Deep on Friday afternoon, the union has said.
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.
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".
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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