2014 ARCHIVES (PDF Only) > Press Releases...

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Mining company Impala Platinum braved the lion's den by participating in the Bench Marks Foundatiion's panel discussion on labour and community relations post Marikana...
Communities must realise that there are avenues open to them to report injustices caused by both the private and public sectors...
The importance of mining has declined in Germany due to the high cost of production and the cutting of subventions by 2018 which is equivalent to the end of hard coal mining...
Follow the link to view a number of recent media releases relating to key issues discussed in this recently published report...
This weekend marks the second anniversary of the tragedy that killed 34 people in 2012. Already people are calling August 16th Marikana Day... Download PDF version
Having just come out of the longest mining strike in our history, we need to pause for reflection. Why did it take a gruelling five months to settle the strike...
The protracted strike in the platinum sector has turned monstrous, polarising society and casting a long shadow across the economic landscape...
The peace makers have arrived but not in the form originally anticipated. The balance of power is changing...
Lonmin fires more than 200 essential workers just as tensions mount and, before that, four deaths occurred...
Striking platinum workers listen to Joseph Mathunjwa, the president of the Association of Mine workers and Construction Union, at the Wonderkop stadium in Nkaneng township...
It's like a soap opera, what is going to happen next, except the stakes are very high....
So much has been said yet so little about the ongoing strike involving 70 000 platinum workers...
We have an obligation to remind ourselves, and educate the younger generations, that freedom was not free...
With the continuing strike in the mining industry, all the pressure is on the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union, Amcu, to be reasonable, and call off the action...
With the continuing strike in the mining industry, all the pressure is on the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union, Amcu, to be reasonable, and call off the action...
We note with dismay the continued rush for profits by rent-seeking Trans-national Corporations (TNCs) at the cost of both human and animal life and the complete destruction of the environment...