Facts & figures

Gold industry union representation figures as at 24 August 2018

 
 NUMAMCUSolidarityUASANUMSANo unionTotal
AngloGold Ashanti 2 6133 86429274144047 918
Sibanye-Stillwater 14 29514 135759115801 89232 239
Harmony 1875876838201929882185231924
Village Main Reef 4148147316516905116466
Total 39 81427 1552 0363 9978864 65978 547

* The figures above are an accurate reflection of payroll deductions.


Union representation per company as at 24 August 2018

 
 
 
 

 

Source: SA Reserve Bank


 

Source: SA Reserve Bank


 

Source: Department of Mineral Resources, GFMS Thomson Reuters, Minerals Council South Africa


 

Source: Minerals Council South Africa


 

Source: StatsSA


 

Source: StatsSA and Minerals Council

On average, gold wages have been 4 percentage points above CPI (10 year average)


 

South Africa’s gold mines are on average the most expensive in the world. SA average AISC at $1 035/oz compared to global average AISC of $818/oz

 

 
AngloGold Ashanti [logo]
Sibanye-Stillwater [logo]
Harmony [logo]
Village Main reef [logo]
For more information, contact:

Motsamai Motlhamme
Minerals Council South Africa
+27 (0)11 498 7400 or
+27 (0)82 202 6734

Charmane Russell
+27 (0)11 880 3924 or
+27 (0)82 372 5816
charmane@rasc.co.za

Memory Johnstone
+27 (0)11 880 3924 or
+27 (0)82 719 3081
memory@rasc.co.za