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NUM Kwazulu-Natal to embark on a protest march against IPPs and Eskom privatization
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) in Kwazulu-Natal will be marching against the IPPs, Eskom privatisation, closing of power stations and coal mines tomorrow (Saturday 17th November 2018 ) at Dales Park in Pietermaritzburg. The march will start at 10:00.
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NUM PWV Region is ready to confront the IPPs and Thuma mina retrenchment train
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) PWV Region regard the march tomorrow against the IPPs as the beginning of a protracted war against the attack directed on working class and the poor by the South African government through IPPs and the closure of power stations and coal mines which will cause many workers to join the army of unemployed and throw millions of South African population into a sea of poverty.
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NUM to march against Eskom privatisation, retrenchments, Power Purchase Agreements (PPA) with IPPs, closure of power stations and mines
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) does not support what is currently happening at Eskom and we are vehemently opposed to the Department of Energy signing the 27 IPPs agreements, retrenchments, privatisation of Eskom, closure of power stations and coal mines.
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NUM to hold a press conference this coming Wednesday
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) to hold a press conference to provide details of the march against the Independent Power Producers ( IPPs), looming retrenchments at Eskom and the privatisation of the power utility through backdoors.
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NUM to march against IPPs, retrenchments and the privatization of Eskom
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is gearing itself up for an inter-sectorial march to be staged at the Unions Building in Pretoria next week on the 17th of November 2018. We call upon all workers organised in the mining, energy and construction sectors, community members, truck associations, our sister unions in Cosatu, the ANC alliance partners to prepare themselves so that they can join us on the 17th November 2018 to peacefully march in a protest against the Independent Power Producers...
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NUM response to Section 189 consultation for senior executives at Eskom
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is flabbergasted to learn that the struggling Eskom is engaging its senior executives on a Section 189 process. The Labour Relations Act (LRA) requires that if affected workers are members of the union, the union must be consulted on behalf of its members. The NUM has not received any notification of Section 189 wherein Eskom contemplates operational dismissals.
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NUM is deeply concerned about Gold Fields decision to retrench 1 500 mineworkers
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) PWV region is highly perturbed and disappointed by the decision taken by Gold Fields’ South Deep mine to retrench about 1 500 employees with the intention of saving costs. That cannot happen at the expense of poor workers.
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NUM Highveld Region response on the reckless statement made by Greenpeace Africa
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) in Highveld has noted with utter disgust a reckless statement made by Greenpeace Africa. Greenpeace Africa analysis has identified Mpumalanga as the world’s largest air pollution hotspot across six continents.
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NUM calls for lifting US embargo against Cuba

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NUM calls for lifting US embargo against Cuba
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) calls for the lifting of US embargo against Cuba that has been going on for more than 60 years. The economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States of America against Cuba for almost six decades is evil, deplorable, unjust, severe and extended system of unilateral sanctions ever applied against any country.
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NUM National Office Bearers to embark on recruitment campaigns in Kwazulu-Natal
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) President Joseph Montisetse and the Treasurer General Mpho Phakedi would lead the KwaZulu-Natal recruitment campaign at Somkhele Coal Mine in Mtubatuba this coming Sunday. The President and the Treasurer General will be joined by KwaZulu-Natal Regional Office Bearers, branch leadership, and relevant branch organizer. This program emanates from the national congress resolution that seeks to re-enforce recruitment within the organization. The recruitment c...
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