National Union of Mineworkers

 
Dissatisfied workers a real threat to power utility and economy
Dissatisfied workers a real threat to power utility and economy
South Africans were forced into a debate about whether it was ageing infrastructure, money woes, incompetence or sabotage that caused the latest...
Fellow unions call out Amcu on strike tactics
Fellow unions call out Amcu on strike tactics
The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) is at loggerheads with other trade unions about its protracted wage strike at gold...
Sibanye-Stillwater warns of possible job cuts
Sibanye-Stillwater warns of possible job cuts
On Thursday, Sibanye-Stillwater said it may retrench over 6 000 jobs at shafts on its Beatrix and Driefontein gold mining operations due to...
Sibanye-Lonmin deal one step closer, moratorium on job cuts
Sibanye-Lonmin deal one step closer, moratorium on job cuts
Gold and platinum producer Sibanye-Stillwater’s acquisition of Lonmin is one step closer to becoming a reality after the South African Competition Tribunal approved the transaction subject to the agreed conditions between the two companies on Wednesday....
Greenpeace hits back at unions
Greenpeace hits back at unions
Greenpeace has called on the National Union of Mineworkers and other unions to engage with them on renewable energy strategies, after the union...
Mathunjwa purges rivals in shake-up
Mathunjwa purges rivals in shake-up
Associated Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) president Joseph Mathunjwa has executed another big purge within his union and is intent on...
Eskom wage talks: Unions want meeting with Nene, Gordhan
Eskom wage talks: Unions want meeting with Nene, Gordhan
Having reached a “sensitive stage” in the wage negotiation process, unions representing Eskom workers have asked to meet with Finance Minister...
Flailing Eskom out of options
Flailing Eskom out of options
Eskom’s severe financial constraints, outlined in stark detail in court papers, reveal why it has stuck to its 0% wage offer, a rare move for a...
Eskom to reopen negotiations with trade unions, as it warns of constrained supply
Eskom to reopen negotiations with trade unions, as it warns of constrained supply
Eskom CEO Phakamani Hadebe has committed to reopening wage talks with trade unions.
Trade unions plan Eskom shutdown on Thursday over wages
Trade unions plan Eskom shutdown on Thursday over wages
Two trade unions will hold a one day shutdown at Eskom on Thursday over 0% salary increases, despite many workers being barred from striking as...
Faction-riven and bleeding, NUM turns on itself
Faction-riven and bleeding, NUM turns on itself
A bitter feud between rival groups in the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) will come to a head at its elective conference next month, when...
'We can't support our families' — Workers at Gupta-owned coal mine down tools
'We can't support our families' — Workers at Gupta-owned coal mine down tools
Mineworkers at the Gupta-owned Optimum Coal Mine in Mpumalanga downed tools on Wednesday over the uncertainty of their jobs and the future of the...

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