Koornfontein

Glencore and NUM continue severance battle

Glencore’s Koornfontein coal mine remains shut nearly two months after the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) began a strike over a compensation dispute for retrenched employees. Friday marked the 49th day of the strike at the Mpumalanga coal mine...

Glencore wins interdict against NUM

Glencore won an interim interdict against NUM on Wednesday after the two parties were deadlocked in arbitration over ongoing strikes at the miners Koornfontein and Optimum Coal mines in South Africa. NUM downed tools at the Glencore operated...

Strike at Glencore coal operation in SA

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) said on Monday its members had downed tools at the Glencore operated Koornfontein coal mine in Mpumalanga Province, South Africa over a pay dispute.  The NUM said in a statement the strike began on Friday...

Coal sector two year wage settlement signed

After facilitation under the auspices of the CCMA, the NUM, Solidarity and UASA accepted and signed the final offers tabled by the coal producers, writes Vicky Sidler. At the meeting on 30 September, some of the employers making further...