Where will the yellow brick road lead?

2019-08-21 14:33

The gold price soared to six-year highs in August. Will the rally continue? And what does this mean for miners of the yellow metal?

Amcu ‘is not a genuine trade union’ – here’s what happens now

2019-04-24 16:41

If the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) is de-registered as a trade union, it will simply vanish overnight. But first it will almost certainly find the courts willing to stop the labour department from wiping it out.

AMCU calls all mines to join Sibanye strike against job losses

2019-02-19 13:00

Labour union AMCU has called on its members working across the nation’s gold, platinum and coal mines to down tools in support of a strike at Sibanye.

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.

Amcu stands firm on R12 500 minimum wage

2016-07-07 12:53

Delivering Amcu's platinum wage demands, leader Joseph Mathunjwa pointed out that wage inequality persists and inflation targeting neglects working class conditions.

Anglo seeks buyer for Amplats' NWest mine

2014-04-14 16:15

Anglo American says its Rustenburg operation, which is not in a good financial position, is no longer the company's core asset.


AMCU faces deregistration by labour department

2019-04-24 18:39

The Labour Department has said it intends to deregister one of the country’s biggest mining unions, just weeks before crucial platinum-industry wage talks are expected to begin.

The labour department wants to cancel strike-happy Amcu’s registration – because it isn't a 'genuine trade union'

2019-04-24 14:40

The registrar of labour relations intends to cancel the registration of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) unless he is convinced otherwise – because it is no longer a "genuine trade union".

Sibanye braces for second AMCU strike

2019-01-14 22:00

Sibanye-Stillwater could be hit by a another strike, with AMCU preparing for a secondary protest action at the firm’s Rustenburg mines.

Did killed mine worker strike a deal with state?

2017-10-22 06:00

The recently killed mine worker Tholakele Dlunga may have paid with his life for being suspected of planning to implicate his co-accused in multiple murders seen during the violent Lonmin strike in 2012.

Amcu prepares for mass vote on ending strike

2014-04-23 10:30

Amcu members have been told to prepare for a central mass meeting this week, as talks to end the platinum sector strike are set to resume.

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