num south africa gold mines strike

num south africa gold mines strike

South Africa's NUM union seeks 15% wage hike from gold miners

Mar 31, 2021  South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) said on Wednesday it planned to seek a hike of at least 15% in a three-year wage deal with gold miners who

UPDATE 1-South African union threatens strike at coal and ...

Oct 02, 2020  South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) threatened on Friday to call a strike at mining companies De Beers, Exxaro and Petra Diamonds after

South African gold miners go on strike - BBC News

Sep 03, 2013  Some 80,000 gold miners in South Africa, one of the world's biggest producers of the precious metal, have gone on strike, but have significantly reduced their demand for higher pay.

South African union threatens strike at coal and diamond mines

South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) threatened on Friday to call a strike at mining companies De Beers, Exxaro and Petra Diamonds after failing to reach wage agreements.

South African Gold Miners Go On Strike For Slave Wages

Over 80,000 South African gold miners launched a strike Tuesday against what union officials call “slave wages” and employer “arrogance,” bringing one of the country’s key industries to ...

The balance in SA’s bloody strike at Sibanye-Stillwat...

Apr 09, 2019  The strike at Sibanye-Stillwater’s three critical gold mines is a classic power battle between NUM and Amcu, overlaid on top of another classic power battle between Amcu and the company whose ...

The African Mine workers strike of 1946 South African ...

The strike by some 76,000 black miners in 1946 was one of the most significant examples of industrial action by black workers in South Africa. Following the demise of the ICU in the early 1940s, the mine workers were the first to challenge not only their employers, but the racist policies of the segregationist state of Jan Smuts.

The 1987 mineworkers strike - Mining Weekly

On Monday August 10, the first official day of the industrial action, an estimated 340 000 people came out on strike, which represented more than 70% of all black coal and gold miners.

30,000 South African coal miners poised to strike - MINING.COM

Oct 04, 2015  Over 30,000 workers are expected to walk picket lines starting at 18:00 local time, DW Akademie reported.. NUM wants a 14 percent increase in wages for miners and officials plus a

South African gold miners return to work - BBC News

Sep 08, 2013  However, mining is still the most important sector in South Africa's economy. The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) represents about 64% of South Africa's 120,000 gold miners.

South Africa gold miners go on strike - BBC News

Sep 04, 2013  South Africa gold miners go on strike Close Some 80,000 gold miners in South Africa have gone on a strike to call for higher pay, but their union has significantly scaled down its demands.

BBC NEWS Business Talks fail to end SA gold strike

Aug 10, 2005  Some 100,000 South African gold miners are on indefinite strike in the first national stoppage in 18 years. The strikers, members of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), are protesting about both pay and living conditions in the industry.

The balance in SA’s bloody strike at Sibanye-Stillwat...

Apr 09, 2019  The strike at Sibanye-Stillwater’s three critical gold mines is a classic power battle between NUM and Amcu, overlaid on top of another classic power battle between Amcu and the company whose ...

South Africa Gold Miners Reject 'Slave Wages,' Go On ...

South Africa's gold industry has been on the precipice for weeks, but tens of thousands of gold miners finally took the plunge Tuesday evening and went on strike after weeks of stalled negotiations.

South African gold miners go on strike - 9Finance

The strike is on," Mbuyiseli Hibana, NUM regional secretary general, told AFP. Hibana estimated that around 14,000 miners had downed tools in the gold mining town of Carletonville, south of ...

Five-month strike at Sibanye-Stillwater gold mines has...

Apr 17, 2019  The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union’s strike at Sibanye-Stillwater gold mines, the biggest remaining mines in the country, was meant to

MINERS END STRIKE IN SOUTH AFRICA WITH NO WAGE GAIN

Aug 31, 1987  More than 250,000 black miners agreed today to end South Africa's largest and costliest strike after three weeks. The gold and coal miners failed to win any improvement over a pre-strike

National Union of Mineworkers ensuring that its members ...

The National Union of Mineworkers was founded in 1982. Its birth was facilitated by comrades Cyril Ramaphosa who rose to be its first General Secretary, James Motlatsi who turned to be its first President, and Elijah Barayi who became its Vice President and later the President of Cosatu in 1985 when the federation was formed.

South African Black Miners Start Strike in Gold and Coal ...

Aug 10, 1987  South African Black Miners Start Strike in Gold and Coal Industries. ... general secretary of the National Union of Mineworkers, said that all 40,000 nigh-shift workers at 22 gold mines and 30,000 ...

Mining industry of South Africa - Wikipedia

On 27 November 2007, the National Union of Mineworkers announced that South African mineworkers would go on strike to protest at unsafe working conditions. The strike took place on 4 December, and impacted over 240,000 workers at 60 sites across the country, including mines devoted to the production of gold, platinum, and coal .

NUM NEC MEDIA STATEMENT – COSATU

2 天前  10.Harmony Gold and Sibanye Stillwater decision to withdraw from the Central Bargaining Forum 2021. The Mineral Council of South Africa has informed the NUM that both Harmony Gold and Sibanye Stillwater have decided to withdraw from the Central

South African union threatens strike at coal ... - MINING.COM

Oct 02, 2020  NUM, one of the biggest mining unions in South Africa, said it had secured a certificate to stage a strike after talks on a wage settlement in mediation with the

South Africa's No. 2 Gold Miners' Union Plans Strike ...

Oct 11, 2015  The second-biggest union for South Africa’s gold-mining industry, the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union, is ready to strike for higher wages, the group indicated at

Wage strike hits South Africa gold mines Business and ...

Sep 05, 2013  A strike by tens of thousands of South African gold miners for higher pay has severely affected production in the struggling industry. Producers grouped in the Chamber of Mines

South Africa's NUM union seeks 15% wage hike from gold miners

Mar 31, 2021  South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) said on Wednesday it planned to seek a hike of at least 15% in a three-year wage deal with gold miners who

South Africa gold miners go on strike - BBC News

Sep 04, 2013  South Africa gold miners go on strike Close Some 80,000 gold miners in South Africa have gone on a strike to call for higher pay, but their

South African union threatens strike at coal ... - MINING.COM

Oct 02, 2020  NUM, one of the biggest mining unions in South Africa, said it had secured a certificate to stage a strike after talks on a wage settlement in mediation with the

South African gold miners strike over 'slave wages in ...

Sep 03, 2013  About 80,000 gold miners in South Africa walked out on strike on Tuesday night, raising fears of renewed violence in the crisis-hit industry

S African gold miners strike Financial Times

South African gold miners went on strike on Thursday, becoming the latest workers in Africa’s largest economy to take industrial action over wages.. The action, which was scheduled to begin with ...

South Africa gold miners call strike starting next week ...

Aug 30, 2013  The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), which represents 64% of the country’s mine workers, served gold producers with a notice today announcing they will start a strike

Labor Strife Threatens South Africa’s Gold Mines E MJ

The National Union of Mine Workers (NUM), which represents 64% of a workforce of about 140,000 at South Africa’s gold mines, on August 24 issued an ultimatum to mining companies to meet its demands for pay increases of up to 60% or face strike action on August 31.

The 1913 Mineworkers’ Strike South African History Online

Introduction: Background to the Strike. The formation of the Union of South Africa in 1910 was a development that had vastly different consequences for the various groups in the four former colonies. The union was a victory for the British – especially for the ‘uitlanders’ (foreigners) and mining magnates – who wanted to unite the country; but it was a defeat for Afrikaners such as ...

NUM NEC MEDIA STATEMENT – COSATU

2 天前  10.Harmony Gold and Sibanye Stillwater decision to withdraw from the Central Bargaining Forum 2021. The Mineral Council of South Africa has informed the NUM that both Harmony Gold and Sibanye Stillwater have decided to withdraw from the Central

South Africa mining strike to spread to at least 15 firms ...

South Africa mining strike to spread to at least 15 firms -Minerals Council By Reuters - 22 February 2019 - 15:48 The 15 mining firms will take industrial action next week in support of colleagues ...

Gold strikes end in South Africa Fox News

Sep 08, 2013  South African mine workers walk home with fire wood in Carletonville on September 3, 2013. A gold miners' strike has ended after workers at Harmony Gold accepted a

Chamber of Mines of South Africa v AMCU and Others (J 99 ...

CHAMBER OF MINES OF SOUTH AFRICA Applicant. ACTING IN ITS OWN NAME OBO. HARMONY GOLD MINING COMPANY LTD. ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LTD SIBANYE GOLD LTD ... Solidarity and UASA entered into a wage agreement with the Chamber for 2013-2015 (‘the wage agreement’). The strike by NUM was resolved on that basis. In terms of clause 1.2 of the wage ...

South African union threatens strike at coal and diamond mines

Oct 02, 2020  NUM has also reached a deadlock in its wage negotiations with unlisted Seriti Coal Mine and has declared a dispute with the CCMA for mediation, a move that is one step short of a strike. South Africa's labour laws allow for wage disputes to be referred to an outside mediator. If that fails, employees can go on strike.

Gold Fields Mining South Africa (Pty) Ltd (Kloof Gold Mine ...

IN THE LABOUR COURT OF SOUTH AFRICA (HELD AT BRAAMFONTEIN) CASE NO: JR 2006/08. GOLD FIELDS MINING SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) LTD (KLOOF GOLD MINE) Applicant. and. COMMISSION FOR CONCILIATION, MEDIATION AND ARBITRATION First respondent. KEISHO N N.O. Second respondent. THE NATIONAL UNION OF MINEWORKERS Third respondent.