Mining Strikes

Amcu: Sibanye strike will go ahead

An Tuesday court interdict has failed to thwart Amcu's plans to strike at several Sibanye gold mines, where it is the majority union.

Community klaar with Finnish mine

A major source of income and jobs is on hold while the company tries to find a solution.

Amplats may sell SA mines as strike hits profit

Anglo American Platinum, may sell some mines after profits for the first half of the year fell 88%, following a five-month strike.

Mining strike hangover lingers painfully

Pay cheques are in but many business owners will struggle to recover from the five-month platinum mine wage dispute.

Tsunami mining strike changes landscape

Retrenchments in the platinum mining sector are now all but inevitable, say labour experts.

Amcu shifts strike goalposts

SA's longest strike is inching towards a close. But in Rustenburg, Amcu is the name trending on shop floor lips as a game changer on the labour front.

SA platinum strike gives Zim a lift

The short-term benefit is likely to be higher prices – and investors will start looking elsewhere.

Mining capital must play ball to save the sector

An orderly restructuring of the platinum industry is essential after the longest strike in our history, writes Gilad Isaacs.

Workers rally to a different flag

The realignment of the labour landscape is a positive step towards blue-collar empowerment.

Editorial: Mantashe trades straw men for scarecrows

Does Gwede Mantashe expect us to believe that four people are solely responsible for the longest, most bitter strike in South Africa's history?

How long could the mines hold out?

Platinum stockpiles and a market surplus mean the mineworker strike is almost convenient for the mining companies.

Is the EFF the calm before a real leftist storm?

The red berets have won over a large number of former ANC supporters in North West, despite the party being less than a year old.


Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history