The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) says it has written two letters to President Cyril Ramaphosa to speed up the process of compensation for Marikana victims and their families but has received no reply. This comes as the country marks the ninth anniversary of the Marikana tragedy on[…]
South Africa’s Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) President, Joseph Mathunjwa says to date no one has taken responsibility for the massacre of the mineworkers. He added that the mining company Lonmin has failed to improve the lives of the mining community as they had promised. “How many houses[…]
By Tauhierah Salie Today marks the day that 34 miners of the Lonmin Platinum mine were gunned down in the Marikana area, by police during a strike for higher pay, six years ago. The Ex Mine Workers Union, under the banner of unpaid benefits Campaign and in solidarity with the[…]
The death toll in a reported “gassing” incident at Sibanye-Stillwater’s Kloof operations has risen to four with three more mineworkers found dead on Monday‚ the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) said. It said one worker was still missing. “AMCU received reports from its health and safety desk that[…]
Amcu President Joseph Mathunjwa, says the union has ensured that mine workers will never be exploited by multi national mining corporations. On Wednesday Mathunjwa addressed thousands of mineworkers and political leaders, gathered at the infamous koppie at Marikana in the North West The commemoration was in honour of Lonmin mineworkers[…]
Harmony Gold has confirmed that more than a thousand miners who had been staging a sit in at the Kusasalethu mine near Carltonville, west of Johannesburg, have returned to the surface. The miners refused to surface after their shift on Wednesday following a disagreement over money. Harmony Gold says following[…]
A huge civil suit involving staggering claims about the involvement of President Jacob Zuma, State Security Minister David Mahlobo and government intelligence agents in the formation of a new labour union aimed at destabilising anti-ANC labour union the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) is due to be heard[…]
Rustenburg – The four mineworkers who died after a fire broke out at Impala Platinum mine near Rustenburg, died trying to improve their lives, the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) said on Wednesday. “The four comrades died trying to better their lives; they all wanted to provide for[…]
The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) is expected to launch a fundraising campaign for the families of mineworkers killed at Marikana. A news conference will be held on Thursday. The labour union’s president is also expected to be present and the union will give an update on civil claims lodged[…]
Newly-elected National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) general secretary David Sipunzi has two top priorities: Save Zwelinzima Vavi, and save NUM from bleeding to death. He wants unity, he wants Zwelinzima Vavi’s expulsion from the Congress of SA Trade Unions (Cosatu) turned around, and he wants to win back ex NUM members[…]
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