Mining Strike

Miners return to work and food parcels

Miners returning to work received food parcels, health supplements and transport relief, but will have to undergo medicals and retraining.

Solidarity urges Amcu to accept wage offer

The trade union says Amcu's latest counter proposal on behalf of mineworkers borders on negotiating in bad faith and "defeating the ends of justice".

​Striking Amcu workers to consider state wage proposal

Amcu is considering a government proposal to resolve a five-month platinum strike and will put it to its members this week.

Platinum strike talks reach consultation stage

Wage negotiations have reached the point where the mining firms have to report back to their shareholders and Amcu has to speak to its members.

NUM member stabbed to death on way to work

NUM says one of its members has been stabbed to death on his way to work at an Amplats mine, the fifth such killing in the past two weeks.

Protesters block roads as platinum mining strike breaks

Miners burnt tyres, barricaded roads and set roadside stalls alight near Lonmin's platinum mine to stop fellow strikers from returning to work.

Technology trumps tradition in the bid to end the mining strike

Mining firms faced the logistical challenge of contacting 70 000 miners around the country when they decided to sidestep Amcu in wage negotiations.

EFF to donate R50k to mining-strike fund

A fund to help mineworkers will receive a boost as residents and businesses in the North West platinum belt continue to face economic hardships.

Platinum mines warn they can’t serve suppliers

Anglo American Platinum and Lonmin have sent force majeure notices to some suppliers of goods and services to its strike-affected operations.

Amcu strike causing irreparable harm, say mines

The ongoing mineworkers' strike in the platinum belt has reached a stage where the financial impact is becoming irreversible, say mining heads.

Mining strike hits SA macro and micro economy

The ongoing strike in the platinum belt is having a detrimental effect on the pockets of not only miners, but the community at large.

Amcu miner shot dead in Limpopo

The SABC has reported that police allegedly shot and killed a miner during protests at the Amplats plant near Northam in Limpopo.


High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

Viral threat no match for Mama K’s Team 4

While most of Netflix’s live-action productions have been suspended, work on Mama K’s forges on from the comfort of animators’ couches and kitchen tables

Under lockdown SA’s working poor is just poor

Last week, the International Labour Organisation warned that the economic fallout of the coronavirus outbreak would have a devastating effect on global working poverty

Press Releases

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Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

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SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories