National Union of Mineworkers (NUM)

 
One-time giant NUM counts losses
One-time giant NUM counts losses
The once all-powerful National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) continues to shed members, ending 2015 at two-thirds of its size in 2011.
Anglo Gold Ashanti announces big losses
Anglo Gold Ashanti announces big losses
The world’s third largest gold miner, Anglo Gold Ashanti, on Monday reported a loss of $127-million in the three months ending June, compared...
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,...
NUM endorses Ramaphosa and Mantashe to lead SA
NUM endorses Ramaphosa and Mantashe to lead SA
Mpho Phakedi, the provincial secretary of the National Union of Mineworkers' largest region, PWV [Gauteng], might differ with deputy...
New NUM leaders 'have a mountain to climb'
New NUM leaders 'have a mountain to climb'
Frans Baleni and Thsimane Montoedi have been booted out from their positions as general secretary and deputy general secretary of the National Union of Mineworkers, a...
Lonmin's industrial relations improve as it battles tough times
Lonmin's industrial relations improve as it battles tough times
Industrial relations at Lonmin, one of South Africa’s largest platinum producers, have improved significantly allowing negotiations with unions...
NUM threatens to physically remove Eskom chair
NUM threatens to physically remove Eskom chair
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has called on Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown to do the right thing and fire Eskom chairperson Zola...
NUM: Platinum workers dissatisfied with wage agreement
NUM: Platinum workers dissatisfied with wage agreement
Platinum workers are dissatisfied with the wage agreement that ended the five-month strike within the sector, the National Union of Mineworkers...
Marikana: Police were absent when miners clashed with NUM
Marikana: Police were absent when miners clashed with NUM
A senior Lonmin security officer told the Farlam commission on Monday that Lonmin security forces had been frustrated by the lack of police...
Marikana: Crowd of protesting miners impossible to stop
Marikana: Crowd of protesting miners impossible to stop
It was impossible for Lonmin mine security guards in Marikana to halt a crowd of protesting miners heading towards offices of the National Union of...
NUM members denied access to Impala, says Cosatu
NUM members denied access to Impala, says Cosatu
National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) members are being denied access to Impala Platinum (Implats) operations in the North West, Cosatu said on...

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