Trade Union AMCU has lost an appeal at the Constitutional Court where it was challenging the fairness of Section 189 sub-section 1 of the Labour Relations Act.
The country’s two biggest mining unions AMCU and NUM says the Mineral Resource department needs to ensure total adherence to health and safety standards.
Eskom’s Chief Operations Officer Jan Oberholzer says the outlook for this week is to maintain loadshedding due to the persistent rain because of the coal handling challenges.
Hundreds of mine workers are staging a sit-in underground at the Impala mine in Rusternburg in the North West.
The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union’s (AMCU) president, Joseph Mathunjwa, has accused the African National Congress (ANC) of being captured by white monopoly capital.