Strike

‘Amcu wants charges dropped’

The union’s latest condition is that the companies quash criminal charges.

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".

Miners scramble for food vouchers

Striking miners are getting state help – but only if they are early, and South African.

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?

Still no agreement in platinum strike

Three major platinum producers have dismissed reports of an agreement in the long-standing wage dispute with mining union Amcu.

Palladium prices rise to three-year high on SA strike concerns

The metal's futures for June delivery have risen to $823 an ounce, the highest since August 2011 as a result of concerns about a supply shortage.

Malema calls on platinum miners to intensify strike

EFF leader Julius Malema has told mineworkers in Rustenburg to intensify their strike for a better wage.

Miners dig deep as strike wears on

Kanana's miners are being hounded by creditors and their childrens' school fees are unpaid, but breaking the strike is out of the question.
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Amcu workers down tools in the platinum belt

An estimated 100 000 miner workers affiliated to Amcu went on strike on Thursday to demand major wage increases.

NUM members march on Northam Platinum offices

Northam Platinum workers belonging to the National Union of Mineworkers have marched on the company's offices to hand over a memorandum of demands.

Amcu postpones decision on possible strike

Amcu, the biggest union at Amplats, will ask members to decide on a possible strike in January after a two-week break.

NUM members at Northam platinum mine down tools

Over 7 000 NUM members representing approximately 80% of the workers at the Northam platinum mine have gone on strike, says the union.

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