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Tuesday , April , 24 2018
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NUM and MQA signed a 3-year bursary agreement to fund 80 engineering students
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and Mining Qualification Authority (MQA) signed a 3-year bursary agreement with the JB Marks Education Trust Fund to fund 80 engineering students to study at tertiary institutions across South Africa. The agreement was signed today at MQA head office in Parktown. This agreement is pivotal in that it increases the JB Marks annual intake from 200 to 280 beneficiaries for the next three years.
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 Two alleged AMCU members arrested for killing an NUM branch leader in Mpumalanga.
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) welcomes the arrest of two alleged AMCU members for the killing of NUM Branch Secretary comrade John Simelane at Evander Gold Mine in Mpumalanga. Comrade John Simelane was brutally gunned down on the 22nd of April 2017 while on his way to work.
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NUM Youth Structure supports the  16 days of activism against women and children abuse
The National Union of Mineworkers Youth Structure (NUM-YS) supports the 16 days of activism against women and children abuse and stands in solidarity with all South Africans against this repulsive ubiquitous tendency.
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NUM concludes a 3-year wage agreement with the Coal Producers
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is pleased to announce it has signed a 3-year wage agreement with the coal producers last night. The wage agreement is effective from 1 June 2017 (Officials) and 1 July 2017 (category 4 to 8 employees and Miners and Artisans at all Companies with the exception of Koornfontein Mines which will implement on 1 July 2017 and Delmas Coal which will implement on 1 July 2017 for all employees.
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NUM members at Kangra Coal Mine to go strike on Friday
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) members at Kangra Coal Mine have served a 48-hour notice today to go on strike. The strike will commence on Friday 24 November 2017 starting at 11 am and will include every shift that follows thereafter
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The NUM is strongly opposed to the retrenchment of 47 workers at WBHO
Whether WBHO restructures its building or civil division, it is a move against job security. The proposed changes to the industry, if not challenged, is the transformation of the Construction Sector.
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NUM has noted of the latest offer from the coal mining companies
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has noted the latest wage offer by the coal mining companies that was presented to the union yesterday. The NUM is not in a position to accept or reject the offer. The NUM is going to seek a mandate from its members and the two parties will reconvene again this coming Wednesday where the NUM will report back the mandate gathered from its members.
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Coal sector strike postponed for now

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Coal sector strike postponed for now
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has decided to extend the strike notice to the Chamber of Mines until Monday due to some coal companies offering a new wage offer to our members. The coal companies will present the new wage offer to our members next week on Monday.
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NUM Youth Structure statement on the fees commission report.
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM-YS) notes the release of the report of the Commission into the Feasibility of Fee-Free Higher Education and Training in South Africa by President Jacob Zuma on the 13 November 2017.
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NUM members in the Coal Sector on the verge of a strike action
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) will serve a 48-hour notice to go on strike in the coal Sector on Thursday and the strike will officially commence on Sunday (19 November 2017).
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