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.

Mining death stats worry unions, Chamber of Mines

2017-01-19 18:15

Mining industry stakeholders noted the improvement in recent health and safety statistics but are still disappointed.

NUM at Eskom: We strike over 'apartheid-era wage gap'

2016-07-29 16:19

The National Union of Mineworkers says Eskom's offer of 7% is an insult to hardworking Eskom workers and will go on strike from 8 August 2016.


Num march in Cape Town

2013-09-03 14:54
Num march in Cape Town

Num march in Cape Town. Watch the video now.

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Stakeholders vow fair Amplats deal

2013-01-28 19:47

Amplats, unions and the government have reiterated their commitment to reaching a deal to benefit all parties after the firm decided to hold off axing 14 000 miners.

Xstrata workers join mining strike

2012-10-09 19:41

Workers at Xstrata's mine in Brits have joined a wave of illegal and unprotected strikes in the sector, says the provincial branch of Cosatu.

Codesa plan starts in all seriousness

2012-10-07 18:00

A Codesa for the country’s 52 platinum mines started with negotiations for the creation of central bargaining in this strategic sector of the economy.

Striking continues at three mines

2012-09-13 16:32

Gold Fields' KDC west mine, Amplats' Thembelani mine, and Lonmin platinum mine remain idle as attempts to resolve a massive strike continue.

Mining industry accused of blackmail

2012-06-26 15:31

The closure of Aquarius Platinum's Everest mine in Mpumalanga was a bid to blackmail the ANC on the eve of its policy conference, says mining union Num.

Union warns about mine violence

2012-05-03 16:54

The National Union of Mineworkers has expressed shock at increasing violence and intimidation at Impala Platinum and Lonmin 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.

Eskom to reconsider its 7% offer to NUM workers

2016-08-08 17:42

The NUM has called for an urgent meeting after Eskom decided to reconsider it's 7% pay offer to workers. However, Numsa members are now now threatening strike action.

Dlamini justifies Cosatu’s axing of Vavi, says it took 18 months

2015-06-04 08:52

Two months after Cosatu resolved to expel its general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi in a decision that left its affiliates split, the federation’s president S’dumo Dlamini was still hard at work trying to justify the decision.


Num strikes in Cape Town

2013-09-03 12:59
Contruction workers in Cape Town march demanding better pay. See all the latest pictures.

Contruction workers in Cape Town march demanding better pay. See all the latest pictures.

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Gold Fields: Workers returning

2012-10-16 16:21

Up to 70% of the workforce at Gold Fields' Beatrix one, two and three shafts have started returning to work, says the company spokesperson.

NUM accuses Amplats of racism

2012-10-08 18:39

The National Union of Mineworkers has accused Anglo American Platinum of "racism" as the impasse between striking miners and the company escalates.

Striking workers burn NUM T-shirts

2012-10-03 17:34

Striking Samancor workers blocked the entrance to the mine and burnt their National Union of Mineworkers T-shirts near Rustenburg.

Strike looms at Nkomati mine

2012-07-19 12:46

The National Union of Mineworkers has declared a dispute with African Rainbow Minerals' joint venture Nkomati mine and is threatening to strike.

Num: Pay workers first in liquidations

2012-05-30 16:27

The National Union of Mineworkers wants MPs to rework liquidation laws so that workers are paid out before investors when companies go bankrupt.

Government to hold mining lekgotla

2012-05-03 15:33

The Chamber of Mines, National Union of Mineworkers and the mineral resources department will hold a mining strategy meeting next month.

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