Association Of Mineworkers And Construction Union

Blyvooruitzicht: A glimmer of hope      between the sewage, rats and fear

‘Thrown away like rubbish’ — Residents of what was once a rich mining town have survived the seven years since the mine closed

Miners speak out against Sibanye

Not a year into buying Lonmin, Sibanye is accused of mistreating the mineworkers who were injured eight years ago during the Marikana massacre. But the platinum giant says it is a miscommunication. Athandiwe Saba and Paul Botes visit Marikana to find out the truth

‘Amcu congress will show that union is democratic’ — general secretary

The union last held an elective congress in 2013

North West rattles Dlamini-Zuma

If the wannabe president expected a smooth ride in the province, things turned out very differently

Anglo Platinum meets sales contracts even as strike cuts output

The platinum mining giant was able to fulfill its contracts despite a devastating five-month long strike which wiped out its profits.

Mathunjwa pats self on back after Amcu strike ends

The Amcu leader's speech to members at the end of the historic strike became an exercise in obfuscation, omission and, at times, pure fabrication.

Court bars Amcu from calling strikes at gold mines

The Labour Court has handed down a final order preventing Amcu, a minority union on the gold mines, from embarking on a strike.

Economic week ahead: Back to work

The platinum strike's final kick and data releases from the US and Europe will head this week's economic news.

EFF pledges to donate another R50k to Amcu

Julius Malema has announced the EFF will give more money to Amcu's strike fund, criticising Gwede Mantashe for lambasting the party's involvement.

Lonmin miners: We still have unresolved issues

No date has been set for miners' return to work at Lonmin's platinum mine while workers wait for "unconditional" agreements to be made by the firm.

Mathunjwa says Amcu accepts offer ‘in principle’

Amcu says it has accepted a new wage offer from platinum miners, but outstanding issues still need to be discussed with the employers.

Amcu wage talks: Mantashe repeats thoughts on foreigners

ANC's Gwede Mantashe seems to have hardened his stance on the statements he made about foreigners' influence on the mining strike negotiations.

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Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it