National Union of Mineworkers

South Africa

Cyril Ramaphosa can help solve mining impasse in South Africa

The mining industry in South Africa is in danger of becoming paralyzed by litigation and adversarial relationships that hinder our country’s ability to benefit from...

NUM to march in protest of De Beers’ Kimberley Mines sale

Members of The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) will march on 14 January in protest of De Beers Consolidated Mine’s (DBCM) sale of its Kimberley Mines. The...

NUM pleads with Eskom to reverse coal contracts cancellations

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has voiced its concern that Eskom CEO Brian Molefe has chosen not to renew coal contracts with “individual...

NUM and Two Rivers mine sign employee share ownership plan

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has signed an agreement with the African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) / Impala Platinum JV operation, Two Rivers mine...

Coal wage negotiations concluded, ending industrial action

A number of South African coal producers have successfully reached an agreement with the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) in terms of wages and...

2015 gold wage negotiations begin

The first session of the 2015 gold wage negotiations between South Africa’s gold producers and trade unions, concerning wages and other conditions of service...

National Union of Mineworkers ousts Baleni

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has undergone revolutionary change after its General Secretary of nine years Fran Baleni was voted out of the...

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