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Wednesday , September , 19 2018
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NUM members at Sibanye Stillwater's Kloof Mine to observe a
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) members will today observe a day of mourning at Sibanye Stillwater's Kloof Mine mine in Westonaria in honour of the two miners who perished last week. A decision to observe a "Day of mourning" was taken by the NUM members during a mass meeting last night because they are worried about the ever deteriorating levels of safety at Sibanye Stillwater operations. The NUM is extremely disappointed with Sibanye Stillwater for refusing to allow its members to hav...
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The NUM calls for the Department of Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane and his Director-General to be fired now.
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) in Highveld Region calls for the African National Congress (ANC) President Cyril Ramaphosa to fire Mosebenzi Zwane and his Director-General Thabo Mokoena because of their desperate efforts to suspend and dismiss experienced Regional managers, compliance team and inspectors who issue statutory notices to the Gupta non-compliance mining operations like what happened at Koornfontein mine yesterday in our presence where a very competent compliance team lea...
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One miner died at Sibanye Stillwater's Driefontein Mine.
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is deeply worried that the mining industry has yet claimed another life of a mineworker, this time again at Sibanye Stillwater's Driefontein mine outside Carletonville. The mineworker died as a result of electrocution on Saturday (17 February 2018). Another miner died at Driefontein No.1 Shaft on the 12th of February 2017 as he was busy trying to blast the ore pass box that was blocked by big rocks. When the rock crushed he was then pushed by Mudrush that ...
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NUM welcomes the postponement of the Mining Charter court case
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) welcomes the postponement by the North Gauteng High Court of an application by the Chamber of Mines, NUM and seven mining community networks against the Mining Charter.
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 NUM condemns vicious killings of police officers in Eastern Cape
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) condemns the killings of five policemen who were killed during an attack on a police station in Ngcobo, between Mthatha and Komani (previously Queenstown), Eastern Cape on Wednesday morning.
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More than 500 NUM members at Koornfontein Mine to embark on a strike this coming Monday.
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) members at Koornfontein Mine will embark on a strike next week Monday as they are concerned about the future of the mine and the nonpayment of their salaries that was promised to be paid today.
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NUM to fight the implementation of the IPPs madness
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) welcome and appreciate the ruling made by the Pretoria high court to stop the signing of 27 IPPs power purchase agreements by the Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe. We cannot allow him to perpetuate the stealing of money from the SOEs. The NUM condemn in the strongest terms the use of political office for personal wealth accumulation directly or indirectly.
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NUM is on strike at Idwala Carbonates at Port Shepstone in Kwazulu-Natal
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) in Kwazulu-Natal can confirm that its members at Idwala Carbonates are on strike after both parties reached a deadlock on wage negotiation. The strike started last week on Wednesday when Idwala Carbonates management refused to improve their offer on the basic salary increase. Idwala carbonates is offering 6,5% and the NUM is demanding 8% salary increase. The operation mines a deposit of scarce, white calcitic and dolomitic limestone which then goes thr...
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NUM Youth Structure media statement

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NUM Youth Structure media statement
The National Union of Mineworkers Youth Structure (NUM-Y) held its first national youth committee meeting for the year 2018 on the 07-09 March 2018 at the NUM College Elijah Baraji Memorial Training Centre (EBMTC) in Midrand. The meeting was attended by youth leaders from all 11 NUM regions and national structure. The meeting deliberated on several matters that affect the union and politics in the country. The meeting resolved on the following issues:
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NUM Highveld Women Structure strongly condemns the killings or ritual murders of people living with albinism
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) Highveld Women Structure strongly condemns the ritual murders of people living with albinism in Mpumalanga. Two children, one of them an albino were kidnapped from their home in Hlalanikahle in eMalahleni in Mpumalanga last month and later found murdered.
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