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Friday , June , 22 2018
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NUM ESKOM PWV REGION MEMBERS VOWED NOT TO ACCEPT A 0% WAGE INCREASE BY ESKOM
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) members under the Eskom PWV Region held their Special Regional Shop Steward Council last week on Friday (01 June 2018) to get the mandate from members on the 0% wage increase offered by Eskom during the first round of wage negotiations. NUM members are angered by the attitude and insult from Eskom.
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One miner died at Sibanye Stillwater's Driefontein Hlanganani Shaft
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is deeply concerned that the mining industry has yet claimed another life of a mineworker, this time again at Sibanye Stillwater's Driefontein Hlanganani shaft outside Carletonville. The mineworker died early hours of this morning at Driefontein Hlanganani shaft due to fall of ground. This is after three mineworkers were trapped while doing their night shift work.
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NUM is ready for the upcoming 16th National Congress
The National Union of Mineworkers is set to hold its 16th National Congress from 20-22 June 2018 at Birchwood Conference Centre in Boksburg. This is a Congress that comes three years after the successful 15th National Congress which was held at the same venue. The congress will be organised under the theme “Re-build and re-engineer NUM towards reclaiming its historical posture”.
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NUM Highveld Regional leadership to address workers on the decision taken by the Business Rescue Practitioners to suspend JIC Mining Services
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) Highveld regional leadership will tomorrow (Thursday) address a mass meeting at Optimum Coal Mine in Mpumalanga. The mass meeting is organised after the decision by Business Rescue Practitioners to serve JIC Mining Services with a letter to suspend its services until further notice. This decision by the Business Rescue Practitioners will affect 480 employees employed by JIC Mining Services.
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NUM IS DEEPLY WORRIED ABOUT THE DECISION THAT WAS TAKEN BY THE BUSINESS RESCUE PRACTITIONERS TO SUSPEND SERVICES WITH JIC MINING SERVICES AT OPTIMUM COAL MINE
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is deeply worried after the Business Rescue Practitioners at Optimum Coal Mine served JIC Mining Services with a letter to suspend its services until further notice. This decision by the Business Rescue Practitioners will affect 480 employees employed by JIC Mining Services. The NUM is worried because the majority of these employees are NUM members.
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Post-NUM YOUTH STRUCTURE COMMITTEE MEETING PRESS STATEMENT
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM-YS) held its National Youth Committee (NYC) meeting over the weekend from the 25-27 May 2018 at the NUM College Elijah Barayi Memorial Training Centre EBMTC, Midrand and this was their last meeting before the NUM national congress that will take place on the 20-22 June 2018 at Birchwood Hotel. The meeting deliberated on several key matters as follows:
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Shocking revelations emerged from the 1st round of wage negotiations with Eskom
The National Union of Mineworkers is deeply concerned that the new Eskom Board has unilaterally suspended the recognition agreement with the unions as they prepare for privatization. Their strategy of saving the precarious balance sheet of Eskom is to sell off government tangible assets worth R 638bn which constitute 84% of Eskom’s asset base.
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AngloGold Ashanti to retrench 2 000 mineworkers
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) can confirm that it has received Section 189 notice from AngloGold Ashanti to retrench 2 000 mineworkers in all its operations in South Africa.
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NUM KWAZULU-NATAL REGION TO EMBARK ON A PROTEST MARCH IN DURBAN
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) in Kwazulu-Natal Region will soon embark on a protest march after Eskom provocative offer of 0% wage increase since the wage negotiations started on Monday in Johannesburg. The protest march will happen on the 9th of June in Durban.
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A mineworker is fatally injured at Moab Khotsong in the Matlosana Region.
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is deeply hurt and disturbed by the ever-increasing fatalities in the mining industry in South Africa. A mineworker was fatally injured at Moab Khotsong after he fell into the deep reef tip this morning. He died immediately after the incident. Moab Khotsong is an operation owned by Harmony Gold.
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