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Inquiry can find solutions to Eskom’s crisis: NUM

Sunday 18 June 2017 08:00

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) says only a judicial commission of inquiry can find solutions to the current crisis at Eskom.

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NUM welcomes mining charter, but calls for more black ownership

Friday 16 June 2017 19:25

NUM said, while it welcomed the reviewed Mining Charter gazetted this week, the government-set targets for black ownership of the country’s mineral wealth could have gone further.

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Sibanye says sacks 1,500 workers over wildcat strike

Thursday 15 June 2017 18:13

Sibanye Gold has fired around 1,500 workers taking part in a wildcat strike at its Cooke mine, it said on Thursday, prompting an angry reaction from the biggest gold miners' union.

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NUM calls for resignation of all Eskom board members

Tuesday 13 June 2017 18:27

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has welcomed the resignation of embattled Eskom board chairperson Ben Ngubane, and called for the immediate resignation of all other remaining board members.

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NUM lost members and its status as the majority union in the platinum belt following the violent wildcat strike in August 2012.
NUM regaining lost members: Matosa

Sunday 11 June 2017 09:40

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is regaining lost members in the Rustenburg platinum mines, NUM president Thamsanqa Matosa said on Saturday.

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NUM wants Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to become the next ANC leader.
NUM orders structures to avail resources for Ramaphosa campaign

Saturday 10 June 2017 19:37

The Num has ordered its structures to make resources available for Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa's campaign, to emerge as the leader of the party in December.

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NUM admits to losing political muscle

Friday 9 June 2017 19:09

The National Union of Mines (NUM) is worried about its dwindling membership figures.

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Election of credible leaders to restore ANC's integrity: Mantashe

Friday 9 June 2017 07:57

African National Congress (ANC) Secretary-General Gwede Mantashe says election of credible leaders will restore the governing party's moral integrity.

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Num calls for President Zuma’s resignation

Friday 9 June 2017 05:20

President of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) Piet Matosa has called for President Jacob Zuma to step down.

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Removing Zuma would tear ANC apart: Mantashe

Thursday 8 June 2017 20:01

Removing President Jacob Zuma now would tear the ANC apart causing divisions bigger than when the party recalled former President Thabo Mbeki.

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According to the Mpumalanga police they are investigating a murder case.
NUM branch secretary gunned down by unkown people

Tuesday 25 April 2017 19:19

Mpumalanga police have launched a man-hunt following the death of NUM branch secretary Mduduzi John Simelane who was gunned down by unknown suspects.

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The National Union of Mineworkers says thousands of jobs will be lost if government signs the new renewable energy contracts.
NUM threatens to strike against renewable energy contracts

Wednesday 29 March 2017 12:13

The National Union of Mineworkers has threatened to embark on a strike at state-run power utility Eskom over its plans to mothball five coal-powered stations.

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NUM has given the mine seven days to respond to their grievances.
NUM fights retrenchments at Diro Mine

Tuesday 28 February 2017 20:25

The National Union of Mineworkers has marched to the Diro Mine outside Postmasburg in the Northern Cape on Tuesday.

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Zwane to officially open the 2017 Investing in Africa Mining Indaba

Saturday 4 February 2017 09:27

The Minister of Mineral Resources Mosebenzi Zwane is set to officially open the “2017 Investing in Africa Mining Indaba” in Cape Town on Monday.

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NUM claims that the Chamber of Mines has now reversed its stance and informed unions that centralised bargaining negotiations would not take place this year.
Coal sector strike looms

Wednesday 1 February 2017 12:30

The National Union of Mineworkers has declared a dispute with the Chamber of Mines in the coal sector on their intention to walk out of the centralised bargaining forum.

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NUM opposes AngloGold Ashanti's pan to dismiss hundreds of workers

Monday 23 January 2017 08:46

The National Union of Mineworkers says it is shocked and disappointed at the announcement by AngloGold Ashanti to dismiss hundreds of workers.

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Deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa released the much awaited minimum wage report.
Mixed reaction to minimum wage panel report

Monday 21 November 2016 07:30

The report of the National Economic Development and Labour Council (Nedlac) advisory panel on a national minimum wage was welcomed by some but rejected by others.

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ANC spokesperson Zizi Kodwa says this gives effect to the electoral mandate to the ANC government to introduce a national minimum wage.
ANC welcomes release of minimum wage panel report

Monday 21 November 2016 06:07

The African National Congress has welcomed the release of the report of the National Economic Development and Labour Council (Nedlac) advisory panel on a national minimum wage.

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The NUM is holding a hotly contested elective conference of its Youth Structure in Pretoria.
NUM denies Gupta capture claims

Friday 18 November 2016 19:28

The National Union of Mineworkers has denied that it is captured by the Guptas.

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Molefe’s resignation to plunge Eskom in leadership crisis

Monday 14 November 2016 08:48

Moelefe announced on Friday that he'd leave the power utility at the end of December.

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