Mining charter, 5% free interest of shareholding?

22 June 2018

Trade union Solidarity is concerned with certain sections of the Minerals Council of South Africa (formerly the Chamber of Mines)’s revised mining charter, specifically those sections dealing with new cost items that have been built into the new charter, and more specifically, the 5% free carried interest when it comes to shareholding by employees and mining communities.

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Solidarity tackles SA steel crisis

08 June 2018

Trade union Solidarity on Tuesday, 5 June, launched a comprehensive campaign to counter US steel tariffs. Solidarity also announced that 7,500 jobs in South Africa could be affected by it.

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Around 2,000 AngloGold Ashanti workers facing retrenchment

01 June 2018

Trade union Solidarity confirmed that it had received a retrenchment notice from mining company AngloGold Ashanti (AGA).

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Lonmin retrenchment carnage

18 May 2018

Trade union Solidarity on Tuesday, 15 May, said that it is dismayed by the retrenchment crisis Lonmin currently faces. However, the trade union is positive that if Sibanye-Stillwater succeeds in buying Lonmin, it could offer a favourable outcome for the platinum giant, creating new job opportunities which hopefully will stem or limit Lonmin’s currently envisaged retrenchments over a period of three years.

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