Association for Mineworkers and Construction Union

 
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...
Mining minister says platinum industry 'very close' to strike solution
Mining minister says platinum industry 'very close' to strike solution
The three biggest platinum producers and the main union at their South African operations will consider proposals by the mines minister to end a more...
New mining minister steps up strike intervention
New mining minister steps up strike intervention
South Africa's new mining minister called on the nation's treasury and labour departments to assist in ending a four-month strike over pay that's...
Amcu rejects platinum firms' wage offer
Amcu rejects platinum firms' wage offer
Members of striking mining union Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) have rejected the latest wage offer from the world's...
Platinum talks attempt to end two-week strike
Platinum talks attempt to end two-week strike
Anglo American Platinum, Impala Platinum Holdings and Lonmin, the three biggest miners of the metal, resumed wage talks with a labour union...
Amcu: Retrenchments aimed at stopping union's growth
Amcu: Retrenchments aimed at stopping union's growth
Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) president Joseph Mathunjwa said the wave of Section 189a notices [of intent to retrench]...
Marikana: Amcu boss grilled for playing 'high stakes game'
Marikana: Amcu boss grilled for playing 'high stakes game'
Mathunjwa has been painted as a man primarily interested in getting himself a seat at the bargaining table in the crucial moments of August 16 when...
Amcu: We are not party to the Lonmin violence
Amcu: We are not party to the Lonmin violence
"[Lonmin] must address the needs of the workers. We are not party to the violence," the union official told reporters in Johannesburg on...
Consensus on need for change
Consensus on need for change
But there is consensus that some changes are overdue and may have to be radical.

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