National Union Of Mineworkers News

#Budget2019: Cosatu demands that Mboweni preserve jobs at ailing parastatals

The call comes after the National Union Of Mineworkers (NUM) threatened last week to withhold its support for the ruling African National Congress in national elections in May should the government push ahead with the plan President Cyril Ramaphosa announced to unbundle power utility Eskom.

IOL , South Africa Feb 19, 2019

Amcu calls on Sibanye Stillwater shareholders to disinvest

Amcu has accused the National Union Of Mineworkers (NUM) of colluding with Sibanye Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman to rob the working class of economic freedom.

EWN , South Africa Feb 18, 2019

Amcu announces secondary strike at Sibanye-Stillwater

Amcu has also lashed out at the National Union Of Mineworkers, accusing it of no longer fighting for the plight of workers but rather promoting and protecting the interests of Froneman.

EWN , South Africa Feb 18, 2019

#Budget2019: Mboweni needs to be manful when it comes to Eskom lifeline

The outcry from the National Union Of Mineworkers over retrenchments following Ramaphosa's announcement that the utility would be unbundled, underscored how hard it would be politically, especially in an election year, to tackle overspending caused in part by overstaffing of more than 30 percent at Eskom.

IOL , South Africa Feb 18, 2019

AgriSA claims to have solution to #LoadShedding - 500 solar plants

The National Union Of Mineworkers slammed President Cyril Ramaphosa’s handling of the crisis.

IOL , South Africa Feb 16, 2019

ANC: ‘We’ve learnt from mistake of not consulting alliance partners on Eskom’

The comment follows a veiled threat from an affiliate of the National Union Of Mineworkers (NUM) to withdraw its support for the governing party in the upcoming general elections.

EWN , South Africa Feb 15, 2019

S.Africa's Gold Fields FY profit slumps as production drops

In response, the National Union Of Mineworkers (NUM) went on strike at the mine on Nov. 2.

Reuters , Africa Feb 15, 2019

Eskom unbundling: Ramaphosa to hold urgent meeting with ANC alliance partners

JOHANNESBURG - President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to hold an urgent meeting with the governing party’s alliance partners to discuss threats from members of the National Union Of Mineworkers (NUM) over the decision to split Eskom into three entities.

EWN , South Africa Feb 14, 2019

Ramaphosa seeks to bring labour on board over plans to unbundle Eskom

“Let us reject the false narrative that the only way out of this is through bitter confrontation and conflict.” CONCERNS AROUND THE UNBUNDLING OF ESKOM The National Union Of Mineworkers (NUM) says if the government ignores its concerns around the unbundling of Eskom, its members could retaliate by withholding their votes at the polls.

EWN , South Africa Feb 14, 2019

'Not at all. Not at all' - Ramaphosa gets standing ovation as he responds to sellout claims

He said his journey then led him to organise mineworkers and the formation of the National Union Of Mineworkers.

News 24 , South Africa Feb 14, 2019