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Amcu gets permission to strike at Lonmin

Amcu has received permission to strike at Lonmin over demands for a minimum basic wage of R12 500 per month for its members.

Amcu postpones decision on possible strike

Amcu, the biggest union at Amplats, will ask members to decide on a possible strike in January after a two-week break.

Pioneer Foods dumps the poultry business

SA's second-largest food producer by value, Pioneer Foods, is calling it quits after a tough year in the broiler industry.

Tiger Brands may cut jobs due to low consumer spending

Margins of the country's largest food and household goods company have been under pressure as consumers have spent less over the past financial year.

Amcu gets permission to strike over wages at Amplats

The biggest union in the platinum sector can now strike with a 48-hour notice after rejecting a pay increase offer from the platinum giant.

Lonmin returns to profit as output increases

Cutting capital expenses and funds raised from a rights issue have put the Lonmin back on a sound footing.

ArcelorMittal sees few signs of govt project spending

Steelmakers are frustrated by slow infrastructure development exacerbated by spending cuts in the mining sector.

Kumba needs new permit to access Sishen mine reserves

A member of the Anglo American group, Kumba Iron Ore, says it needs a new mining permit to access about a third of reserves at its Sishen mine.

Amcu to present compromise on jobs to striking members

Anglo American Platinum's majority union says its members will decide whether to go back to work at the mine after hearing a new job-cut proposal.

Village Main Reef falls in trading after suspending mine funding

After investing hundreds of millions on its Blyvooruitzicht mine, the gold producer has declared the operation unsustainable.

Gold mining companies offer workers a 4% increase

The Chamber of Mines has offered a 4% industry-wide increase despite demands for up to double pay for entry-level workers.

Mining pact unlikely to quell unrest, analysts say

Even if Amcu signs, it will not resolve turf wars or satisfy wage demands.

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