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Marikana mineworkers say they’re still awaiting justice

16 August 2020, 11:00 AM

Mineworkers in Marikana, in the North West, say they are still awaiting justice for their colleagues who were shot and killed eight years ago. This as Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) commemorates the eighth anniversary of the Marikana tragedy in Johannesburg.

Unions accuse mines of not complying with COVID-19 safety measures

10 June 2020, 11:15 AM

Saftu says the mining industry has not implemented adequate measures to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

impala Platinum Mine

Amcu pleased with mandatory COVID-19 guidelines for mines

13 May 2020, 1:25 PM

Amcu has described as a victory for the working class, the publishing of mandatory COVID-19 guidelines for the sector, to help slow the spread of the virus in the workplace.

Mineral Resources dept must ensure adherence to safety standards

12 December 2019, 6:42 AM

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.

New labour relations laws are an attack on unions: Mathunjwa

20 September 2019, 3:21 PM

Newly re-elected AMCU president Joseph Mathunjwa says the new labour relations laws to be implemented next year, are an attack on unions.


Unions should work together to fight battles in memory of Marikana victims: Vavi

16 August 2019, 1:10 PM

The South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) has expressed disappointment at unions not being further united in their fight for workers’ rights – post the Marikana tragedy.

Two former Amcu leaders receive life and 25 years sentences

3 June 2019, 2:02 PM

The High Court in Pretoria has sentenced two former Amcu leaders to life and 25 years imprisonment respectively.

Sibanye Mine Workers

Standoff between Sibanye Stillwater and Amcu far from being resolved

21 January 2019, 11:20 AM

The standoff between Sibanye Stillwater and the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) appears nowhere near to being resolved.

Unions sign wage deal with AngloGold Ashanti

17 September 2018, 4:04 PM

Three South African unions have signed a three-year wage deal with AngloGold Ashanti, potentially inching the country’s gold industry a closer to ending a standoff over pay.

Thousands expected at Marikana massacre commemoration

16 August 2018, 10:42 AM

Trade union, Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union, says preparations are in place for its commemoration of the Marikana massacre at the infamous Nkaneng koppie on Thursday.



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