PRESS STATEMENTS

PRESS STATEMENTS

AMCU Demands Immediate Intervention After Sixth Fatality At Harmony Gold’s Mines

02 July 2019
Yet again, Harmony Gold has killed another mine worker. This makes six (6)
mineworkers to date that have been killed in Harmony Gold’s South African operations.
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AMCU Exposes NUM Involvement In Murder Of AMCU Leader

05 June 2019
AMCU has confirmed that the legal team that defended the two (2) perpetrators of assassination attempts on its leadership in Rustenburg, is sponsored by the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM).
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AMCU Has Constructive Engagement With Registrar

30 April 2019
Earlier today (30 April 2019) AMCU met with senior officials of the Department of Labour (DoL) at Laboria House in Pretoria. The DoL delegation included the Registrar of Labour Relations
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AMCU Concerned Over 4000 Mineworkers Trapped At Sibanye Mine

30 April 2019
The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) has received disturbing reports from Branch leaders at Sibanye-Stillwater Platinum Mine’s Thembelani Shaft, where apparently around 4000 workers are trapped underground.
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AMCU Members Catch Intruder With Weapons Let Through By Sibanye Security

11 April 2019
AMCU has received reports that yesterday afternoon, 11 April 2019, as AMCU members were returning from a Mass Meeting held at Driefontein 7 Shaft, outside Carletonville..
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AMCU Condemns Sibanye’s Premature Claims Of Victory

8 April 2019
AMCU late today learned with shock and disappointment that Sibanye has made the highly unethical move to announce the flawed findings of a process, before such findings have been finalised
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AMCU Gold Strike Remains Protected

21 March 2019
AMCU yesterday attended the handing down of judgment on their application to declare the extension agreement struck between Sibanye-Stillwater, the National Union of Mineworkers, Solidarity and UASA
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AMCU Accepts CCMA Proposal For Sibanye Strike Settlement

19 March 2019
The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) has received a mandate from its members to accept the settlement agreement proposed by the Commission of Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration


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AMCU to Appeal Irrational Labour Court Judgment

16 May 2019
The Justice Prinsloo ruling marks a sad day for the labour movement, a regression of the LRA and a violation of our constitutional rights.
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AMCU Points Out Toxic Coalition Between Sibanye-Stillwater And The State

14 March 2019
AMCU has received pictures of armoured police vehicles being serviced at Sibanye-Stillwater workshops. The Union shows how this is more proof of the toxic relationship between Sibanye-Stillwater and the State
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Amcu President Mathunjwa Calls On President Cyril Ramaphosa To Intervene In The Ongoing Strike In The Gold Sector

13 March 2019
Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) President Joseph Mathunjwa has called on President Cyril Ramaphosa to intervene in the ongoing protracted strike..
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AMCU Unravels Capitalist Protectionism

12 March 2019
We deny the narrative that the gold strike at Sibanye-Stillwater has become a personal vendetta between CEO Froneman and AMCU President Mathunjwa….
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AMCU Calls Out Mining Minister Over Mine Safety

5 March 2019
(AMCU) criticises the Minister of Mineral Resources for his comments regarding health and safety at the mines. The Union repeats its submissions that mining bosses should be prosecuted..
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AMCU scores another victory in Sibanye-Stillwater legal battle

16 January 2019
An urgent application for leave to appeal leads to flawed verification process being suspended…
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AMCU Strikes Another Legal Blow To Sibanye-Stillwater

8 February 2019
Today, the Labour Court once again dismissed the urgent application by Sibanye-Stillwater to declare the industrial action of AMCU unprotected
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Sibanye-stillwater’s feeble attack warned off a second time!

Today, the Labour Court once again dismissed the urgent application by Sibanye-Stillwater to declare the industrial action of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) unprotected.
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AMCU shocked by Sibanye’s arrogance

10 January 2019
Today, Sibanye-Stillwater showed its true colours in a media statement, bragging about its profits. To add injury to insult, CEO Neal Froneman boasts that the strike by AMCU was actually benefiting..
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AMCU gears up for secondary strike at Sibanye Platinum

14 January 2019
Just a few hours ago, the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union has given notice of its intention to embark on secondary strike action at Sibanye-Stillwater’s platinum operations around Rustenburg.
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Update on the Sibanye Stillwater strike

14 December 2018
As we congregate for this press release, we wish to aver our deepest condolences for the fallen martyrs of our struggle who have been put to the sword by the wrath of monopoly capital…
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AMCU embark on protected industrial action at Sibanye Stillwater

21 November 2018
The South African collective bargaining system is continually becoming unresponsive to the needs of poor workers who face sup optimal premiums for the value generated by their labor..
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Update on the strike action at Sibanye Stillwater operations

22 November 2018
As reported yesterday, 21 November 2018 during our press conference, our protected industrial action has commenced at Sibanye Stillwater operations…
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Update on the strike action at Sibanye Stillwtater operations

22 NOVEMBER 2018
As reported yesterday, 21 November 2018 during our press conference, our protected industrial action has commenced at Sibanye Stillwater operations during the night shift….
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AMCU victorious In Sibanye-Stillwater court battle

21 December 2018
Under-handed tactics of Sibanye-Stillwater, NUM, UASA and Solidarity exposed by labour court…
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AMCU gears up for secondary strike at Sibanye Platinum

14 January 2019
Sibanye-Stillwater platinum operations to be hit by rolling mass action in support of gold strike…
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Update on the Sibanye Stillwater strike

14 December 2018
As we congregate for this press release, we wish to aver our deepest condolences for the fallen martyrs of our struggle who have been put to the sword by the wrath of monopoly capital…
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AMCU shocked by Sibanye’s arrogance

10 January 2019
Today, Sibanye-Stillwater showed its true colours in a media statement, bragging about its profits…
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AMCU embark on protected industrial action at Sibanye Stillwater

21 November 2018
The South African collective bargaining system is continually becoming unresponsive to the needs of poor workers who face sup optimal premiums…
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