Eskom taking measures in case of NUM coal strike

2017-11-13 18:19

Eskom says it is concerned about the duration of a potential NUM coal strike, and possible intimidation against Eskom coal suppliers not affiliated with the union.

NUM member denies shooting AMCU member

2017-10-26 22:01

A man who was arrested in connection with the shooting of a member of the AMCU on Thursday told the Brits Magistrate's Court that he had no knowledge of the charges brought against him.

Marikana’s new killing fields

2017-10-08 05:47

Rumours that Amcu leader Mathunjwa favours AmaBomvana Xhosa clan behind recent bloodshed as AmaMpondo ‘wish to join rival NUM’.

NUM, AngloGold agree on Kopanang payouts

2017-09-24 06:00

The National Union of Mineworkers and AngloGold Ashanti have reached an agreement to pay Kopanang mine workers retrenchment packages before the company finalises the sale of the mine.

WATCH: AMCU members disrupt Kusasalethu memorial

Association of Mine-workers and Construction (AMCU) members on Monday disrupted the memorial for the five Harmony Gold miners who died last week after being trapped at Kusasalethu mine. Watch.

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Marikana: The wounds that will not heal

2017-08-20 06:02

Silent but bitter rifts have deepened between the widows and relatives of the 46 victims of the Marikana tragedy.

NUM lashes out at jobs 'blackmail' of mining firms

2017-08-03 20:12

The National Union of Mineworkers is deeply worried about the possible retrenchments of thousands of workers at Sibanye Gold's operations in South Africa.

NUM preparing to fight as retrenchment toll rises

2017-07-31 15:54

The National Union of Mineworkers is gearing up for a fight against both mining companies and the government, amid increasing retrenchments at South Africa's mines.

‘Bogus’ union boss in court bid for R7m state payout

2017-07-30 05:55

In a David versus Goliath case, Thebe Maswabi, the founder of a “covert” union, has asked the High Court in Pretoria to enforce the R7m settlement agreement he reached with President Jacob Zuma.

Voices of discontent against Ngubane grow

2017-06-13 20:54

Fedusa has added its voice to the growing out pour against former Eskom chair Ben Ngubane, calling for him to face a judicial commission of inquiry.


NUM plans to start coal strike end of next week

2017-11-10 18:32

The National Union of Mineworkers could start a strike in the coal industry soon.

PPC Slurry and NUM sign wage agreement

2017-10-19 18:14

PPC has confirmed that the local management of its Slurry plant and members of the National Union of Mineworkers have reached an agreement on wage negotiations.

Sibanye ponders selling mines

2017-10-01 06:00

Sibanye Stillwater is considering selling some of its operations as part of proposals by the majority trade union at two of its units most affected by the looming retrenchments.

If workers are divided, the capitalist wins - NUM Chair

Tensions rose between Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) on Monday, at the memorial for the five Harmony Gold miners who were trapped underground at the Kusasalethu mine. Watch.

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NUM: Prosecute mining companies

2017-09-03 06:00

Mining companies get away with minor sanctions when they should face full prosecution, the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has said after five workers were killed at Harmony Gold’s Kusasalethu mine.

The spectre of Marikana still looms large

2017-08-16 05:00

Five years after the bloody Marikana massacre, calls for justice for not just the victims' families but for mining communities generally will only grow louder, says Terry Bell.

Retrenching 8 500 SA workers will cost AngloGold R625m

2017-08-01 14:52

AngloGold Ashanti expects to make a half-year loss of up to R1.3bn, partly as a result of the R625m once-off non-cash provisions it has set aside for the retrenchment of about 8 500 workers.

NUM to march against AngloGold’s retrenchment plans

2017-07-31 09:04

The National Union of Mineworkers will embark on a protest march against AngloGold Ashanti, after the miner announced it will retrench 8 500 workers at two of its operations.

Zwane under fire for bowing to firms on Mining Charter

2017-07-14 22:30

The National Union of Mineworkers aims to challenge the suspension of the Mining Charter, adding that the government must stop tip toeing around transformation.

Nedlac has reached its sell-buy date - analyst

2017-06-13 17:07

The National Economic Development and Labour Council should be replaced with a new organisation, says associate professor Mzukisi Qobo.

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