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Platinum mines push for automation, despite costs

Three years of labour upheaval and a political push for safety and better wages have set in motion a drive to mechanise platinum mines.

Mining minister says platinum industry ‘very close’ to strike solution

The mineral resources minister says parties are close to finding a solution to the platinum mining strike, although critics are skeptical of this.

New mining minister steps up strike intervention

Two days after taking up his post, Ngoako Ramathlodi has established an intergovernmental technical team to resolve the strike in the platinum belt.

Amcu rejects platinum firms’ wage offer

Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union president Joseph Mathunjwa says its members have rejected the mining companies' recent wage offer.

Platinum talks attempt to end two-week strike

The drawn out labour action in the platinum sector has been costing the mining companies while police continue to quell protests in the North West.

Amcu: Retrenchments aimed at stopping union’s growth

Amcu have claimed the planned retrenchments in the mining sector were an attempt to thwart their continued growth in former NUM strongholds.

Marikana: Amcu boss grilled for playing ‘high stakes game’

Amcu president Joseph Mathunjwa has come under scrutiny at the Farlam commission over his agenda on the day of the Marikana massacre.

Amcu: We are not party to the Lonmin violence

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union does not see why it should be part of the Marikana peace pact, says Jimmy Gama.

Consensus on need for change

A week after the Marikana massacre, it is not yet clear what the long-term social, political and economic repercussions will be.

Press Releases

Wellcome Trust award goes to UKZN mental health champion

Dr Andr? J van Rensburg, a senior researcher in UKZN's Centre for Rural Health, received the Wellcome Trust Discretionary Award.

MTN gears up to deliver improved customer service

On 28 January, the first batch of MTN contract customers will be migrated onto the new customer service platform.

Request for expression of interest on analysis of quality and outcome indicators for regional and district hospitals in Lesotho

Introduction The Ministry of Health of Lesotho with the support of the World Bank funded Nutrition and Health Systems Strengthening...

MiX Telematics enhances in-vehicle video camera solution

The company has launched the gold MiX Vision Bureau Service, which includes driver-coaching tools to ensure risky driver behaviour can be addressed proactively and efficiently.

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA