Friday 15 May 2015 09:59
Trade union Solidarity says talks of restructuring and layoffs in the mining industry is a tactic to put pressure on trade unions ahead of wage negotiations with The Chamber of Mines.
Monday 11 May 2015 20:36
Platinum producer, Lonmin, has posted a smaller first-half loss despite technical problems at its smelters. The London-listed miner has also been hit by a drop in platinum prices.
Monday 11 May 2015 17:46
The NUM has appealed to government to intervene and stop massive job losses in the mining industry.
Saturday 9 May 2015 11:59
Labour and economic experts say more job cuts can be expected in the platinum mining industry following last year's crippling five months wage strike.
Friday 8 May 2015 16:02
The world's largest platinum producer, Lonmin, based in Rustenburg, in the North West province, says the aim to cut thousands of jobs will be voluntary process.
Thursday 23 April 2015 18:21
The world largest platinum producer, Lonmin, has applauded its workers for living in harmony and avoiding xenophobic attacks.
Tuesday 31 March 2015 20:35
The presidency says it has received the report of the Marikana Commission of Inquiry.
Tuesday 31 March 2015 07:15
Widows and families of slain Marikana miners hope the final report of the Marikana Enquiry will answer the many questions they have.
Thursday 12 March 2015 20:10
NUM says it will demand that wages of its lowest paid members be doubled, trebled even, when it tables its new wage demands for the gold, coal and diamond sectors at the Chamber of Mines in April.
Friday 16 January 2015 09:36
A formal application will be made by Anglican Bishop Jo Seoka and the Marikana Support Group to have August 16, the day 34 mineworkers were killed in Marikana, to be declared a public holiday.
Tuesday 10 June 2014 16:55
The Minister of Mineral Resources Ngoako Ramatlhodi has warned that the country may suffer job losses as a result of the strike by Amcu in the platinum belt.
Tuesday 10 June 2014 15:12
SA Reserve Bank governor Gill Marcus warned on Tuesday that export figures will be affected if the almost five-month-old platinum mining sector strike continues.
Tuesday 10 June 2014 10:45
Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi denied on Tuesday that he "abandoned" wage negotiations in the platinum mining sector.
Tuesday 10 June 2014 09:20
Investment Solutions chief strategist, Chris Hart says South Africa’s reputation has been wrecked by the strike in the platinum sector.
Tuesday 10 June 2014 05:36
Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi will hold a press briefing Tuesday, following his withdrawal of the inter-governmental task team from the platinum talks.
Monday 9 June 2014 07:15
Government's intervention in the platinum strike comes to an end on Monday.
Saturday 7 June 2014 08:16
Members of the community where the Lonmin platinum mine is situated in Rustenburg have gone to the Constitutional Court to have the marathon Amcu strike declared unconstitutional.
Friday 6 June 2014 15:54
The Marikana Commission of Inquiry has adjourned until next week Tuesday.
Friday 6 June 2014 12:31
The Amcu strike in the platinum mining sector should be abandoned for the good of all South Africans, trade union Solidarity said on Friday.
Thursday 5 June 2014 20:50
Hopes for a quick end to the five-month-long strike in the platinum industry are fading.