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.

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.

Life vs profit: One mine death is a death too many

2018-08-19 09:13

The mining industry should spend money on health and safety and not on lawyers who threaten workers for speaking out, writes Livhuwani Mammburu.

NUM says it's prepared to sign Eskom wage pact

2018-08-16 13:38

The National Union of Mineworkers has resolved to sign the power utility's three-year wage agreement provided it doesn’t press ahead with its intention to discipline employees.

Unions hold the cards as Eskom faces fresh strike threat

2018-08-13 15:36

A wage agreement at Eskom remains out of reach as unions demand a promise of no disciplinary action for members who participated in an illegal strike.

Unions make progress on Eskom's latest offer but deadlock over members being charged

2018-08-08 18:13

The two largest unions at Eskom have allegedly accepted a revised wage offer in principle, but have deadlocked with the power utility over another issue.

Solidarity accepts Eskom wage offer, will do 'everything in its power' to stabilise grid

2018-08-02 17:45

Solidarity is one of three unions locked in long-running wage negotiations with the power utility, which recently moved to dispute resolution body the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration.

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.

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.

 

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.

Low-cost renewables could have been a game-changer, MPs hear

2018-10-18 16:08

Low-cost renewable energy offered Eskom a game-changing opportunity to help the cash-strapped utility save money, the Energy Portfolio Committee has heard.

SA gold miners and NUM deadlocked over wages

2018-08-22 10:09

The National Union of Mineworkers says it’s deadlocked over pay with the producers after numerous rounds of negotiations.

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.

Eskom declares dispute, risk of load shedding remains

2018-08-15 20:41

Eskom has declared a dispute with three trade unions and warned that a risk of load shedding remains for another month.

Numsa: Eskom negotiating in bad faith, we could strike even if disastrous for economy

2018-08-09 16:52

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA accuses Eskom of wanting to dismiss "masses" of union members for having demonstrated during wage negotiations.

'High risk' of load shedding for next 30 days - Eskom

2018-08-03 16:45

There will be a high risk of load shedding until September, Eskom has said, as recovery teams start to get to work fixing damage the power utility says was caused by strikes.

Energy transition may rock politics in Brics countries - Brian Dames

2018-07-25 21:00

Former Eskom CEO Brian Dames told an energy forum that current changes experienced by the energy industry could “destroy many aspects of what we know”.

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.

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