Why is it as soon as PM got a chance he went for the trade unions? By NUM national secretary Chris Kitchen
Tuesday 15th Sep 2015
posted by Morning Star in Features
SOUTH AFRICA’S National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has welcomed the sentencing of the murderers of two of its members.
The Oberholzer Regional Court in Carletonville, west of Johannesburg, sentenced five of six defendants on Monday for the murders at the Harmony gold mine in...
Wednesday 2nd Sep 2015
posted by James Tweedie in World
SOUTH AFRICAN miners condemned the latest announcement of job losses in the crisis-hit platinum sector yesterday.
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) criticised mine owner Glencore’s decision to close its Eland platinum mine near Brits in the North West Province.
Friday 21st Aug 2015
posted by Morning Star in World
STRIKING South African miners have won pay and benefits concessions at the Nkomati Nickel Mine in north-eastern Mpumalanga province.
National Union of Mineworkers deputy president Joseph Montisetse was consulting members yesterday who have been on strike since Sunday over the...
Thursday 20th Aug 2015
Zuma evokes Marikana deaths three years ago
Monday 17th Aug 2015
SOUTH AFRICAN miners condemned the “carnage” of job losses yesterday after Anglo-Swiss mining giant Glencore announced 1,000 redundancies.
Following a meeting of its national office holders in Johannesburg, the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) accused the mining industry...
Friday 7th Aug 2015
SOUTH AFRICAN miners yesterday welcomed the government’s decision to suspend operations at the Optimum coalmine in Mpumalanga province.
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) hailed the move by the Department of Mineral Resources under the Mineral and Petroleum Resources...
Wednesday 5th Aug 2015
by Our Foreign Desk
SOUTH AFRICA’S National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) was “shocked” yesterday after platinum producer Lonmin announced plans to cut 6,000 jobs.
Lonmin, formerly Lonhro, said yesterday that falling prices and high costs had led to its...
Saturday 25th Jul 2015
Osborne’s Budget has thrown down the gauntlet. Time to pick it up, argues JEREMY CORBYN
Saturday 11th Jul 2015
SOUTH AFRICA’S National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) welcomed a report yesterday exposing false membership claims by its split the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu).
The audit by the Chamber of Mines found that Amcu had submitted more than 6,000 false...
Thursday 9th Jul 2015