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Monday , November , 19 2018
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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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A CONSTRUCTION WORKER IS FATALLY INJURED AT CORROBRICK CONSTRUCTION COMPANY
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) in the PWV Region is shocked and greatly concerned after it received news of a fatal incident that took the life of one of its members at Corrobrick Construction company at its Rietvlei operations. A 29 years old deceased who was at the time on duty, doing a night shift on 16 May 2018 was apparently fatally crashed by the bricks in the plant at approximately 01h00 am.
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Eight NUM members arrested outside Optimum Coal Mine in Mpumalanga yesterday.
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is deeply concerned after eight members were arrested by Hendrina police outside Optimum Coal Mine yesterday. They will be appearing in court this morning.
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NUM is aware of lies or fake news being peddled in the media that the NUM General Secretary comrade David Sipunzi is allegedly flirting with SAFTU
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) calls on its members to be aware of lies or fake news that are being peddled by the mainstream media that the NUM General Secretary comrade David Sipunzi is allegedly flirting with the South African Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU). The NUM is reliably informed that a senior journalist from a reputable Sunday newspaper is going to publish these lies or fake news this coming Sunday. We have evidence about these lies or fake news that are going to be publi...
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Media accreditation for the upcoming NUM National Congress, 20-22 June 2018
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) will hold its 16th national elective congress in June (20-22- 2018) at Birchwood Hotel and Conference Centre in Boksburg. The theme of the National Congress is "Re-build and re-engineer NUM towards reclaiming its historical posture". More than 800 delegates are expected to attend the conference locally and internationally.
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