Mine and general workers at Pegmin Micronized Mine at the small farming town of Mica outside Hoedspruit in Limpopo have downed tools over salary increase.
National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) say they will oppose chrome mines’ plans to retrench over 3 000 employees in Rustenburg in the North West.
The ANC has called on the Eskom board to support the newly-appointed interim board chairperson Professor Malegapuru Makgoba in implementing a comprehensive turnaround strategy for the struggling power utility.
NUM and Numsa have been picketing outside Eskom head offices at Megawatt Park in Sunninghill, Johannesburg.
The Numsa says it will join forces with its rival the NUM next year to fight against moves to privatise Eskom and other state-owned enterprises.