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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


NUM members in Limpopo continue with wage strike

Friday 28 October 2016 10:40

NUM members at Anglo American's Mogwalakwena platinum mine outside Mokopane in Limpopo are continuing with their strike.


'Our members need to survive a tough economy' - AMCU

Thursday 27 October 2016 20:54

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) says Anglo American Platinum's (Amplats) wage offer of 7% will enable its members to survive a tough economy.


The miners had been underground for five days without food.
Miners staging sit in re-surface

Saturday 15 October 2016 06:59

The National Union of Mineworkers(NUM) says the 66 Rock Drill Operators who had staged a sit in underground resurfaced on Friday.


Implats refinery, NUM sign two year wage deal

Tuesday 4 October 2016 05:49

The Impala Platinum Limited refinery operation in Springs, east of Johannesburg has signed a two‐year wage settlement with the National Union of Mineworkers, the company said on Monday.


NUM declared a wage dispute with the company at the CCMA.
Over 500 NUM members down tools in Gauteng

Tuesday 27 September 2016 14:57

Over 500 members of NUM at Impala Platinum Refineries in Springs went on a protected strike, the union said in a statement on Tuesday.


NUM backs Ramaphosa to lead ANC

Monday 26 September 2016 14:31

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa's chances of becoming the next leader of South Africa got a boost on Monday when a powerful mining union backed him to succeed President Jacob Zuma.


NUM to march on Sibanye Gold over possible retrenchments

Monday 5 September 2016 14:54

The NUM on Monday said more than 1,500 of its members would be embarking on a march at Sibanye Gold’s Cooke 4 shaft in Westonaria to protest against possible retrenchments.


NUM founder calls for NGC to discuss ANC election performance

Saturday 27 August 2016 06:06

The founding president of NUM, James Motlatsi, has called on the union to push for a national general council to discuss the ANC's dismal performance in the Local Government Elections.


The NUM is the majority union representing 80% of the workforce.
NUM to march at Northam Platinum mine

Wednesday 17 August 2016 14:57

The NUM on Tuesday said more than 7 000 of its members were set to embark on a massive march at Northam Platinum in Limpopo on Wednesday.


Members of the SAPS opened fire on a crowd of striking Lonmin mineworkers at Marikana.
AMCU to commemorate Marikana killings

Tuesday 16 August 2016 05:37

Trade union AMCU is set to hold a commemorative event on Tuesday at the infamous koppie in Wonderkop near Marikana.


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