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Gold wage talks deadlock again between Sibanye and Amcu

JOHANNESBURG, September 20 – Wage negotiations between the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) and Sibanye-Stillwater reached a deadlock once again on Thursday. “No agreement has been reached and wage talks continue,” Amcu said in a terse statement. This as Amcu, along with other gold-sector unions, continued gold wage conciliation processes with Sibanye, Harmony Gold, and Village […]

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SA gold wage negotiations continue despite NUM declaring dispute

JOHANNESBURG, August 21  – Wage negotiations between South African gold producers and three mineworker unions continued on Wednesday, despite one union pulling out and declaring a dispute with the employer. The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) declared a wage dispute with the Minerals Council of South Africa on Tuesday. But the Association of Mineworkers and Construction […]

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Amcu vows to fight thousands of retrenchments at Impala Platinum

JOHANNESBURG, August 7 – The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) said on Tuesday it would do its level best to save jobs at Impala Platinum, including downing tools and bringing the South African platinum industry down to its knees if necessary. Last week, the world’s second-largest platinum producer announced it would cut its […]

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Amcu to announce its position on Implats job cuts

CAPE TOWN, August 7 – The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) will on Tuesday make public its position regarding the imminent job losses at Impala Platinum (Implats) in Rustenburg. Last week, the country’s second-largest platinum producer announced it would cut its workforce by 13,000 employees over the next two years as part of the implementation […]

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Sibanye condemned for another death at its operations

JOHANNESBURG, June 27 – Workers’ unions and political parties have condemned the death of yet another mineworker at Sibanye-Stillwater’s operations. On Tuesday, a 36-year-old winch operator died at the company’s Khomanani mine in Driefontein west of Johannesburg after he entered a scraper path and was caught by the scraper. The death brought to 21 the number of […]

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No minutes taken at meeting planning to kill Amcu members, court hears

BRITS, April 13  – No minutes were taken at meetings allegedly plotting to eliminate Association of Mineworkers and Construction (Amcu) members, the Brits Magistrate’s Court heard on Friday. “Several meeting were held at different places, no minutes were taken at such meeting. Several items were discussed including liquidating Amcu at Lonmin. One meeting was held […]