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Tuesday , April , 24 2018
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Careless and reckless Transhex subject workers to abject poverty and unemployment.
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is shocked and disgusted after it received Section 189 notice from Transhex to retrench 332 permanent employees in Northern Cape last week. The number excludes close to 200 contractors who are also facing these retrenchments.
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NUM and MQA to celebrate the International Literacy Day at Petra Diamonds Finsch Mine in Northern Cape
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) in partnership with the Mining Qualifications Authority (MQA) will celebrate the International Literacy Day on Saturday, 09 September 2017 to be hosted at Petra Diamonds Finsch Mine in Northern Cape. The event will start at 09h00. It will celebrate the achievements and importance of Adult Education and Training in the mining sector.
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NUM is relieved that all five bodies have been recovered at Kusasalethu Mine
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is relieved that all the bodies of the five workers that were trapped underground a week ago at Kusasalethu mine near Carletonville have been recovered and their families can now find closure to this painful experience.
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NUM Western Cape Regional Women Structure Conference
The 7th Western Cape Regional Women Structure Conference of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), will take place on Saturday, 2 September 2017 at the Fountains Hotel, Cape Town. Over 130 delegates from the branches of the Western Cape Region will attend to deliberate on issues effecting women in our workplaces, socially and economically.
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Comrade Erick Gcilitshana to be interviewed live on morning live tomorrow
Please note that NUM Health and Safety Secretary comrade Erick Gcilitshana will be interviewed live on Morning Live on SABC 2 tomorrow morning at 06:35 am.
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NUM calls for the escalation effort to rescue the two remaining trapped miners.
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) calls for an escalation of the rescue operation to get to the remaining two miners who are still trapped underground. The NUM can confirm that three of the five miners trapped underground are NUM members.
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NUM Health and Safety Chairperson comrade Peter Bailey to be interviewed on eNCA tonight
Please that NUM Health and Safety Chairperson comrade Peter Bailey will be interviewed live on eNCA channel 403 on DSTV tonight at 6 pm.
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NUM is worried about five workers trapped underground at Kusasalethu in Carletonville.
The National Union of Mineworkers is deeply worried that workers have been trapped underground since Friday. The NUM was informed by the mine management that there was a seismic event at 1.8 magnitudes which resulted to 10-meter rock fall.
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NUM signed a wage agreement with Kumba Iron Ore
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and Kumba Iron Ore signed a multi year wage agreement for three years which was signed by the parties on the 23rd of August 2017 that will see members of the NUM receiving percentages ranging between 7% to 10%. NUM is the majority union in all three operations of Kumba Iron Ore (Sishen, Kolomela, and Thabazimbi).
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NUM and JB Marks Awards to honour 105 graduates at Emperors Palace tonight
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and the JB Marks Education Trust Fund will set a new standard in the education and corporate sectors by honouring 105 graduates this year at its prestigious 8th Annual JB Marks Graduates Awards Ceremony, which will be held at Emperors Palace in Kempton Park, on Friday, 25th August 2017.
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