Amcu warns Implats: Gloves will be off should job cut talks fail

2018-08-07 11:21

"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.

Living in terror

2017-11-05 06:00

Two former Amcu members claim the union is running a well-managed project to kill rivals and rule the North West platinum belt.

Mathunjwa likens impunity of Marikana killings to Glebelands murders

2017-10-19 19:56

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.

Senior Amcu official gunned down in Rustenburg

2017-09-12 18:57

An AMCU branch treasurer was gunned down outside an Impala Platinum mine in Rustenburg, the trade union has said.

Lonmin: Five years after Marikana

2017-08-16 07:00

Lonmin is not the same company it was five years ago, before the Marikana massacre took place.

Loss-making mines can’t drive development – Lonmin CEO

2017-08-13 21:30

While there is still a long road ahead for South Africa's mines to tackle transformation, loss-making mines can’t drive the necessary development, says Lonmin CEO Ben Magara.

‘Our heroes changed our lives’

2017-08-13 06:00

While the quality of life of Marikana mine workers has improved, looming job cuts could leave many thousands destitute.

Zwane used Charter to score political points - Mathunjwa

2017-08-11 15:11

Minister of Mineral Resources Mosebenzi Zwane’s mining charter was just an effort to score political points, says AMCU president Joseph Mathunjwa.

EFF leads Marikana trust donations with R1m contribution

2016-08-17 05:44

The EFF has donated R1m to Amcu's Marikana trust fund, party leader Julius Malema announced during the commemoration for those killed in the violence four years ago.

Sibanye will not bow to Amcu pay demands - CEO

2016-04-04 15:43

Sibanye Gold CEO Neal Froneman is adamant that Amcu's demands for a wage hike will not materialise after the union threatened to bring the mine to a standstill.

 

AMCU lashes out at Ramaphosa 'courting' Malema with Marikana widows visit

2018-04-16 22:42

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.

R100K offered for info on AMCU murders

2017-10-30 18:27

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.

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’.

Marikana massacre no different to Sharpeville massacre - Amcu

2017-08-16 22:48

The President of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) Joseph Mathunjwa says the 2012 Marikana massacre is no different to the 1960 Sharpeville massacre.

Marikana massacre to be commemorated at hillside where massacre occurred

2017-08-16 05:16

The deaths of 34 miners during the Marikana massacre in 2012 will be commemorated by the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) at the hillside where the massacre occurred.

Lonmin gives in to Amcu at Marikana

2017-08-13 06:03

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.

Lonmin CEO: Marikana a catalyst for positive change

2017-08-11 16:14

The tragedy at Marikana five years ago was a catalyst for positive change across all sectors in the South African economy, says Lonmin CEO Ben Magara.

Police being used as 'scapegoats' to protect those behind Marikana massacre - Amcu

2016-12-13 16:12

Senior police officers are being used as a scapegoat to protect those behind the Marikana massacre says Amcu leader Joseph Mathunjwa.

Fascism coming to SA, says Amcu president

2016-05-31 19:18

South Africa “is slowly going to be a fascist state,” says Amcu president Jospeh Matunjwa as the union gears up for platinum sector wage talks.

Lily Mine efforts still a rescue operation - Amcu

2016-02-16 12:46

The operation to rescue three miners trapped underground at Lily Mine for 11 days is not yet a recovery mission, Amcu leader Joseph Mathunjwa says.

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