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.


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