mining strike

 
Amcu: Sibanye strike will go ahead
Amcu: Sibanye strike will go ahead
The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) on Wednesday vowed to proceed with its planned industrial action at some of Sibanye...
Community klaar with Finnish mine
Community klaar with Finnish mine
A major foreign-owned chrome mine in Steelpoort, Limpopo, has been paralysed for seven months because of a violent succession battle in the...
Amplats may sell SA mines as strike hits profit
Amplats may sell SA mines as strike hits profit
Anglo American Platinum (Amplats), the world's largest producer of platinum, is putting four mines and possibly two joint ventures up for...
Mining strike hangover lingers painfully
Mining strike hangover lingers painfully
It's late on a lazy winter afternoon but the streets of Marikana are bustling with foot traffic. Makeshift tables are piled high with fresh fruit and...
Tsunami mining strike changes landscape
Tsunami mining strike changes landscape
Opinions are split over whether the wage settlement in the platinum industry this week is good or bad news for South Africa, but there is no denying...
Miners return to work and food parcels
Miners return to work and food parcels
Mineworkers at Lonmin, Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) and Impala Platinum began returning to work on Wednesday following the resolution of the...
Amcu shifts strike goalposts
Amcu shifts strike goalposts
The media has made the mistake of underestimating the distance that still exists between the big three platinum producers and the Association of...
Solidarity urges Amcu to accept wage offer
Solidarity urges Amcu to accept wage offer
Trade union Solidarity general secretary Gideon du Plessis has called on the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) to "abandon its...
Workers rally to a different flag
Workers rally to a different flag
NEWS ANALYSIS
Editorial: Mantashe trades straw men for scarecrows
Editorial: Mantashe trades straw men for scarecrows
Gwede Mantashe, the ANC's secretary general – and former leader of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) – appears set on creating scarecrows, at a time when South Africa is in the middle of its longest strike ever, a strike that has had serious socioeconomic consequences....
Mining capital must play ball to save the sector
Mining capital must play ball to save the sector
I recently stuck my head in a hornets' nest by co-writing a report on the platinum sector.
How long could the mines hold out?
How long could the mines hold out?
Twenty weeks into South Africa's longest strike and the economy is undoubtedly feeling the strain. But the affected mining companies are weathering...

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