From 0% to 7.5%: Eskom marathon wage talks to resume next week

2018-07-18 11:13

The National Union of Mineworkers say wage negotiations with the power utility will resume on July 27.

Death toll for Phalaborwa mine fire rises to 6

2018-07-16 10:57

The death toll of the miners killed at the Phalaborwa Copper Mine in Limpopo has risen to six.

Gold mining sector starts wage negotiations

2018-07-11 21:10

Gold mining sector starts wage bargaining talks with labour unions, with the Minerals Council of South Africa urging all parties to act in the interest of the industry

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.

Eskom says bad weather the cause of recent power outages, not load shedding

2018-07-03 12:31

Eskom says it is working to tackle weather woes that have damaged infrastructure and left parts of the country in the dark, while negotiations over wages with workers are continuing.

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.

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.

No load shedding tonight, says Eskom

2018-06-18 18:50

Eskom has averted load shedding planned for Monday evening but says the power system remains constrained.

Eskom union pickets to continue as negotiations reopen

2018-06-14 15:52

Trade unions at Eskom vowed to continue with lunchtime pickets as the parties head back to the negotiating table.

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.


Eskom and unions to return to wage negotiation table

2018-07-16 20:46

Unions will meet with Eskom on Tuesday to give feedback on the power utility’s wage offer.

Still no deal in Eskom wage negotiations

2018-07-14 06:45

Eskom and unions representing workers have yet to reach a wage deal nearly a month after negotiations began, with unions describing the talks as "sensitive".

Eskom raises wage offer to 7% - NUM

2018-07-06 20:38

Eskom has raised its wage-increase offer to 7% for 2018, the National Union of Mineworkers has said.

Eskom wage talks still set to continue on Friday

2018-07-05 17:41

The power utility and unions are set to meet again on Friday to continue with long-running wage talks, after unions were sought a mandate on Eskom’s latest offer from their members.

Unions reject latest Eskom wage offer

2018-06-27 19:52

The National Union of Mineworkers, the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa and Solidarity have rejected the latest wage proposal by Eskom.

Ramaphosa: Mining Charter must reposition industry

2018-06-22 19:01

President Cyril Ramaphosa laments the recent spike in mine deaths, while praising Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe for driving the public engagement process of the draft Mining Charter

Eskom wage talks off to a bad start - union

2018-06-19 14:54

Talks between Eskom and unions are off to bad start, with the power producer reneging on its earlier agreement to include “high-powered” members in its delegation

Load shedding exposes cracks at Eskom, analyst warns

2018-06-15 15:00

To institute load shedding as a way of softening the blow of labour unrest shows that Eskom is not operating properly, says energy expert Chris Yelland.

Eskom unions willing to negotiate before strike

2018-06-12 14:58

Unions representing Eskom workers have left room for further negotiations before embarking on a strike, calling for the minister of energy and President Ramaphosa to intervene in the wage impasse.

Eskom to activate contingency measures after strike threat

2018-06-12 09:24

Eskom has said that while it sympathises with workers who will not get salary increases, they are not allowed to participate in strikes.

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