Tag: National Union of Mineworkers

NUM fires first salvo at new Eskom boss

The National Union of Mineworkers has said that they will work with the new CEO Andre De Ruyter but only if he could stop the unbundling of the power utility. NUM President, Joseph Montisetse joins CNBC Africa for more.

NUM speaks out on tensions with AMCU

The latest developments from Blybank at Sibanye-Stillwater's Driefontein mine, saw violence erupt between two of the country's biggest rival unions. The National Union of Mineworkers and the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union are making claims of intimidation and violence. NUM Spokesperson Livhuwani Mammburu joins CNBC Africa for more.

Violent clashes erupt between Amcu and NUM in Carletonville

South Africa’s two rival mining unions Amcu and NUM have been involved in violent clashes in Carletonville west of Johannesburg. The root of it is a pay dispute between the mining union Amcu and Sibanye-Stillwater; that has seen fifteen thousand miners stay out on strike. Amcu is even angrier that rival unions, including the national union of mineworkers, have accepted a mine deal.

Mine worker unions reject gold sector wage offer

The National Union of Mineworkers today declared a wage dispute with the Minerals Council of South Africa. This comes as the gold wage negotiations comes to a standstill. Minerals Council of South Africa's Chief Negotiator, Motsamai Motlhamme joins CNBC Africa for more.

NUM declares wage dispute with the Minerals Council of South Africa

The National Union of Mineworkers today declared a wage dispute with the Minerals Council of South Africa. This comes as the gold wage negotiations comes to a standstill. NUM is complaining that its workers are being insulted by the mine bosses, referring to offers put on the table which are ranging from R675 for surface and underground workers and 5 per cent for artisans, miners, and officials. CNBC Africa spoke to the NUM Spokesperson Livhuwani Mammburu for more.

Aveng unit says to lay off 120 workers

A unit of South African construction firm Aveng Ltd said on Friday it would cut 120 jobs mostly due to projects coming to an end and rebuffed a union’s claim that more...

2018 will be crucial to the flickering fortunes of Africa’s most advanced mining industry

The year will see a showdown between government, civil society, labour and business.

South Africa’s NUM union signs three-year wage deal in coal sector

South Africa’s National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has agreed a three-year wage agreement with coal producers, averting a sector-wide strike that could have impacted power supply, the company said on Thursday. The union...
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