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These statements have been issued on behalf of various mining companies who are represented in the wage negotiations.

  • Labour court rules in favour of gold companies

    23 June 2014

    AMCU strike action in respect of 2013 wage agreement would be unprotected

    The gold producers represented by the Chamber of Mines welcome the ruling by the Labour Court to uphold the interim order preventing the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) from embarking on protected strike action at certain operations owned by AngloGold Ashanti, Harmony and Sibanye.


  • Labour Court reserves judgment

    06 June 2014

    Interim interdict prohibiting AMCU members from going on strike remains in place

    The Chamber of Mines (CoM) confirms that the Labour Court considered the application by the CoM, representing AngloGold Ashanti, Harmony and Sibanye, and the counter-application by the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) on 5 and 6 June 2014.


  • Postponement of Labour Court matter

    14 March 2014

    Lawyers and counsel for the Chamber of Mines and the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) have requested the Labour Court for a postponement of the return date on the matter originally set down for today, Friday, 14 March 2014. The new date set by the court is 5 June 2014.


  • Court rules: Proposed AMCU strike on some gold mines would be unprotected

    30 January 2014

    2013 wage agreement remains valid for all employees

    The Labour Court sitting in Johannesburg today issued an order declaring a strike called by the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) to be unprotected, on an interim basis, as it was not compatible with the requirements of the Labour Relations Act. 


  • Gold producers confirm receipt of strike notice from AMCU

    20 January 2014

    Producers to seek court ruling that strike is unprotected, and to seek damages from any strike action by AMCU

    The gold producers who are members of the Chamber of Mines confirm that they have been served with a notice by the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) of its intention to strike at Sibanye Gold’s Driefontein mine, Harmony Gold’s Kusaselethu and Masimong mines, and at AngloGold Ashanti’s South African operations.


 

Contact details

This news portal provides information on behalf of the gold producers represented by the Chamber of Mines in the 2015 wage negotiations.

Should you have any queries please contact:

Dr Elize Strydom

Chamber of Mines
+27 (0)11 498 7409 or
+27 (0)82 773 9553

Memory Johnstone

On behalf of the gold producers
+27 (0)11 880 3924 or
+27 (0)82 719 3081
memory@rair.co.za

Charmane Russell

On behalf of the gold producers
+27 (0)11 880 3924 or
+27 (0)82 372 5816
charmane@rair.co.za