The miners39; strike of 198485 was a major industrial action to shut down the British coal industry in an attempt to prevent colliery closures. It was led by Arthur Scargill of the National Union of Mineworkers against the National Coal Board , a government agency.
Nine people have been killed and more than 60 houses of NUM supporters were burnt down in areas around Carletonville where Sibanye has two of its three gold mines. The settlement has one other ...
Members of the National Union of Mineworkers take part in a strike in the central business district area of Johannesburg, August 27, 2013. REUTERS/Ihsaan Haffejee It has officially started.
He says that on November 21, a NUM member was shot and killed at Beatrix while four other mineworkers were reported as being seriously injured. The attack happened in the early hours of the first...
The National Union of Mineworkers in KwaZulu Natal is deeply concerned and worried about the state of the mining sector in the Province, following a one day regional Shopstewards council meeting that ... Read More.
The mine was unionised by the National Union of Mineworkers , which called a wildcat strike in 2012. The strike quickly grew angry and as a result the mine was closed and the 2,000 workers at...
Johannesburg The strike in the gold sector by the National Union of Mineworkers will start this week, while other unions are still consulting with members.
On Monday August 10, the first official day of the industrial action, an estimated 340 000 people came out on strike, which represented more than 70% of all black coal and gold miners.
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