South Africa’s transition to renewable energy is challenged by a shortage of planning, skills development and training, an investigation by Oxpeckers finds
Union questions the utility’s decision to stall maintenance at the nuclear power plant
After more than 10 years of meddling and the countless executive game of musical chairs, please leave political actors out of Eskom problem-solving. This is a problem to be solved by Andre de Ruyter and the unions and the ‘rogue’ employees working outside the established channels
Saftu and NUM leaders warn that load-shedding will cause devastating job losses and scupper economic recovery
Minerals Council aims to get 80% of its workforce vaccinated by November
The agreement could lay the foundation for a showdown in the platinum sector ahead of further negotiations
The chief executive has resigned but most unions are backing him and the board has yet to respond
Amcu — which rose to prominence during the labour unrest which led to the Marikana massacre in 2012 — began as a breakaway from the ANC-aligned NUM
Numsa’s general secretary says the party’s aim is to push the workers’ interest in all sectors of society.
The utility fears sabotage if Nersa doesn’t grant a price hike, which may lead to retrenchments
The president and his party face a difficult time in the months ahead and the outcome is far from certain
NUM downed tools on November 2 in protest against 1 082 employees and 420 contractors losing their positions
Amcu President Joseph Mathunjwa promised to embark on a secondary strike in the platinum sector, at a yet-to-be-determined date
Community umbrella body Macua says consultation road shows were short and the process flawed
The NUM and Nehawu are leading Zingiswa Losi’s campaign to replace S’dumo Dlamini
The mining company is set to cut more jobs despite numerous restructuring efforts
Numsa and NUM are yet to sign the latest wage offer of a 7.5% increase for 2018 and a 7% increase for the next two years
The mining company announced its intention to go ahead with the mass retrenchments in its strategic review last Thursday
‘All the problems of unemployment and inequality are all getting worse since President Ramaphosa took over’
The copper mine confirmed on Monday morning that six workers were killed after a blaze erupted in its underground operation in Phalaborwa
Eskom and unions have yet to reach a wage deal nearly a month after negotiations began, with unions describing the talks as "sensitive"
Eskom spokesperson Khulu Phasiwe confirmed on Wednesday morning that the unions decided to take Eskom’s proposal to the ministers
The damage to infrastructure at Masakhane mine following a seismic event on May 3 2018, was among the operational disturbances the company experienced
NUM members also intended to voice their anger at Energy Minister Jeff Radebe, who was meant to address the conference but instead travelled overseas
Eskom had initially offered a 0% increase for the current year, while Numsa and the National Union of Mineworkers demanded a 15% hike
Disgruntled workers are expected to hand over a memorandum to the power utility’s management demanding 15% wage increases
Many workers are restricted from striking as they are deemed to render essential services.
A fourth miner has been found dead at an abandoned working area of a mine owned by Sibanye-Stillwater while a fifth miner remains unaccounted for
His key priority is to unite the deeply divided party structures in the province
At a picket outside the Chamber of Mines on Thursday, unions called for the enforcement of safety regulations
The tragedy at Sibanye Stillwater has sparked outcry about flouted safety regulations on mines
Early this year, 955 miners were temporarily trapped at another Sibanye-Stillwater mine in Welkom, after an electric cable outage during a storm.