I warned that the EFF's total disregard for the rules would cause serious problems in years to come, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
Joseph Mathunjwa repeatedly turned to scripture as he gave an update on wage negotiations in the platinum sector.
Joseph Mathunjwa was on Friday re-elected to lead AMCU, extending his time at the helm of the labour movement he founded in 1998.
One of the most polarizing figures in South African mining, union leader Joseph Mathunjwa has never hesitated to go head-to-head with powerful CEOs. Now he may have to face down the government.
Trade union federation Cosatu has slammed Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe’s statement that bringing criminal charges against mining bosses for fatalities at mines will cripple the industry.
Platinum producer Lonmin says it has received a notice for a sympathy strike from the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) in support of the ongoing stay away at Sibanye-Stillwater.
AMCU president Joseph Mathunjwa says job losses as a result of the fourth industrial revolution are inevitable, but a solution may lie in industrialisation.
The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union has joined a chorus of voices criticising the DA and its leader, Mmusi Maimane, for a billboard that lists victims of several tragedies in South Africa under the slogan: "The ANC is killing us."
"We will hit where it matters most... [the] gloves will be off,” Joseph Mathunjwa, president of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union has warned Impala Platinum over looming job losses.
Two former Amcu members claim the union is running a well-managed project to kill rivals and rule the North West platinum belt.
The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union's Joseph Mathunjwa has likened the killings taking place on the platinum belt in Marikana to the situation at the notorious Glebelands Hostel.
AMCU president Joseph Mathunjwa said the union opposed the Sibanye-Lonmin merger with no support from government, adding that the government could not claim to be dismayed by job cuts that it failed to prevent.
Leader of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) in a scathing speech at the 7th commemoration of Marikana states that ANC is government for White Monopoly Capital (WMC),not for the people of South Africa.
Lonmin says the Labour Court has ruled that the planned secondary strike by workers affiliated to AMCU will be unprotected.
Mantashe's remarks followed strong criticism from Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union president Joseph Mathunjwa, who had called for more punitive measures in response to mining fatalities.
Mining is a sunrise industry? Not so fast, says AMCU president Joseph Mathunjwa.
Motorists have been warned to avoid certain areas of the Johannesburg CBD, due to a march by mining union AMCU.
Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union Joseph Mathunjwa says the union never accepted Sibanye-Stillwater's "slave wage" deal and the strike at the mine will continue.
The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union says it is not interested in the "marriage of convenience" between the ANC and the EFF at the expense of the widows of the victims of the Marikana massacre.
Forensic investigator Paul O’Sullivan has offered a R100 000 reward for information that will lead to the arrest and conviction of anyone involved in the recent killings of Association of Construction and Mineworkers Union members.
Rumours that Amcu leader Mathunjwa favours AmaBomvana Xhosa clan behind recent bloodshed as AmaMpondo ‘wish to join rival NUM’.
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