National Union of Mineworkers

 
NUM members down tools at Eskom despite the illegal strike putting their jobs at risk
NUM members down tools at Eskom despite the illegal strike putting their jobs at risk
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has convened its regional officials to plan a full-blown strike at Eskom, but its members are in the firing...
Share price not hurt by platinum mine ructions
Share price not hurt by platinum mine ructions
The operations suspended as a result of two murders and subsequent violent clashes between rival unions at Northam Platinum’s Zondereinde mine...
Worker debt is key to wage talks
Worker debt is key to wage talks
The Chamber of Mines and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) may enter a deal that will include tackling the indebtedness of mineworkers,...
New hope for peace in Cosatu?
New hope for peace in Cosatu?
When David Sipunzi left his dusty village of Willowvale in the Eastern Cape 30 years ago to work as a migrant labourer in Welkom in the Free State,...
Implats pay hike a 'fracture point' that sparked Marikana
Implats pay hike a 'fracture point' that sparked Marikana
Wage increases for workers at Impala Platinum had a direct impact on the events at Lonmin in the run-up to the Marikana massacre in August 2012,...
Platinum mines push for automation, despite costs
Platinum mines push for automation, despite costs
For decades, production in South Africa's platinum mines has rested on the muscular shoulders of men risking life and limb to drill into the rock...
Union war follows old pattern on new turf
Union war follows old pattern on new turf
When a wildcat strike hit Impala Platinum's Marula mine in South Africa's Limpopo province this month, union leaders there...
Amcu sets its sights on smaller mines
Amcu sets its sights on smaller mines
Emboldened by a marathon strike, the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) organisers are now gunning to recruit members on...
NUM rejects Northam Platinum's 0.5% increase
NUM rejects Northam Platinum's 0.5% increase
Northam Platinum made a 0.5% offer on Monday after a meeting with the the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), spokesperson Livhuwani Mammburu said...
Numsa will now recruit from mining sector, says Jim
Numsa will now recruit from mining sector, says Jim
National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) general secretary Irvin Jim has declared war on its sister union – the National...
NUM's Zokwana joins plea for Cosatu compromise
NUM's Zokwana joins plea for Cosatu compromise
Veteran unionist and National Union of Mineworkers president Senzeni Zokwana has echoed ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe's call for leaders...
Modise: Marikana murders violate peace accord
Modise: Marikana murders violate peace accord
The peace accord signed in February by all unions at Lonmin to bring stability to the mines has been completely disregarded in Marikana, North...

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