Employees demand Solidarity’s recognition as trade union at Lonmin

13 November 2017

Marikana – On Friday 10 November, Solidarity members and other Lonmin employees demanded in a manifesto that the recognition of the trade union Solidarity and other representative trade unions should be reinstated immediately. This followed after Lonmin recently succumbed to Amcu’s demand for sole recognition. Amcu has succeeded in its goal, and since 5 November 2017 it has been the only trade union recognised by Lonmin.

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Fatality in fall of ground

08 November 2017

Northam – Anglo American Platinum on 6 November reported a loss of life of an employee in a fall of ground incident which occurred on 31 October 2017 at the Platinum’s Union Mine, Spud Shaft in Northam

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RBPlat drops Gupta-linked contractor

26 October 2017

Rustenburg – South African platinum producer Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBPlat) on Thursday, 19 October, said that they dropping contractor JIC Mining Services.

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Sibanye Platinum’s favourable wage agreement creates

19 October 2017

Kroondal – Trade union Solidarity was pleased to announce on Wednesday, 18 October, that, amid difficult times the platinum industry is facing, it could sign a favourable three-year wage agreement on behalf of its members at Sibanye Platinum’s Kroondal Mine. 

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