Amcu has strongly condemned the planned retrenchments at Impala Platinum mine in Rustenburg in the North West.
The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union says its call for mining companies to be held accountable for mine deaths has fallen on deaf ears.
Thirteen men accused of last year’s killings at Marikana in the platinum belt are to appear in the Brits magistrate’s court on Wednesday.
A search is underway for the remaining two missing miners at the Sibanye-Stillwater mine’s Ikamva shaft near Westonaria southwest of Joburg after three other miners died.
Efforts continue to bring to surface three miners still trapped at Sibanye-Stillwater’s Driefontein mine in Carletonville West of Johannesburg. Four mineworkers died following a rockfall at the mine yesterday which trapped 13 workers. Six are in hospital. Unions are accusing mine management that they are putting profit before workers safety. AMCU leader is Joseph Mathunjwa. […]