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NUM members down tools over wages at Idwala Carbonates in KZN

JOHANNESBURG, March 12 – The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) in Kwazulu-Natal said on Monday that its members have gone on strike at Idwala Carbonates in Port Shepstone, South of KwaZulu-Natal, after a deadlock in wage negotiations. The operation mines a deposit of scarce, white calcitic and dolomitic limestone which then goes through various processes of quarrying, […]

In The News Opinion South Africa

Can the ANC be fooled again by Ramaphosa the man of many deals that serves apartheid white interest?

In a few days the African National Congress will assemble at Nasrec to mark its 54th Elective Conference where its new leadership will be elected. According to current nominations Ramaphosa the one with the broad smile, the former unionist shaped by white monopoly interest since 1978 is having an edge over his opponent Nkosazana Dlamini […]

Business In The News South Africa

Num ‘notes’ setting aside of controversial mining charter by minister

JOHANNESBURG, September 14 – The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) on Thursday said it “notes” the undertaking by Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane to the Chamber of Mines not to implement or apply the provisions of recently gazetted mining charter until the judgement of the review application set down. The review will be heard between 13 and 14 […]