United Association of South Africa

Type: Organization
Name: United Association of South Africa
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Miners dig deep as strike wears on

Forty-one-year-old John Smock says he owes R4 650 to clothing shops in Rustenburg and has a loan of R50 000 from Standard Bank for his home in Taung. He also has a personal loan of R60 000 from Absa.Smock, a small man but well built, is a truck driver ... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Atlatsa closes 2-year restructure on high

– ATLATSA Resources showed further signs that its tortuous two-year operating and financial restructuring programme might translate into sustainable profit-making after it registered a slim annual cash operating profit of $1.58m, and free cash flow of ... [Published Mining MX - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Amcu seeks permission to extend strike to gold, coal

THE Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) will apply to the National Economic Development and Labour Council (Nedlac) for its members in the gold and coal sectors to join the strike in the platinum sector.It also plans to increase the ... [Published BDlive - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

AFKI Commodities Report: Russian Supply Worries Boost Palladium, Gold At Six-Week Low

U.S. oil prices edged up on further inventory falls at Cushing and rising gasoline demand, while Brent crude was supported by supply disruptions after Russia made its first move on Ukraine. Gold fell to a six-week low on the prospect of U.S. interest ... [Published AFK Insider - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

LONMIN : Gold and coal can offer platinum solution - unions must unite

There is no doubt that there are serious problems with our labour relations system. Over the past seven years we have witnessed a continuing deterioration in the regulatory and conciliatory processes. Instead of peaceful collective bargaining where disputes ... [Published 4 Traders - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

: African press review 24 March 2014

In Kenya, Muslim and Christian religious leaders have called for calm in the wake of yesterday morning's attack on an evangelical church in Mombasa’s Likoni slum.Scores were injured following the 10am raid on the Joy Repentance and Holiness Church, according ... [Published Radio France Internationale - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

Thousands to lose jobs if marginal shafts close

FEARS are mounting that the strike in the platinum belt will lead to the closure of marginal shafts and thousands of job losses.Franz Stehring, divisional manager of trade union United Association of South Africa (Uasa), said it expected Anglo American ... [Published BDlive - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Deals this week: Anglo American Platinum, Everton Resources, Zone Resources and more

Anglo American Platinum has signed a wage agreement with the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa).Under the terms of the deal, workers will receive pay increases of between 7.5% and 8.5% for two years.The National Union of Mineworkers ... [Published Mining Technology - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 3 reports

ANGLO AMERICAN PLATINUM : Numsa accepts Anglo pay offer

The National Union of Metalworkers of SA (Numsa) has accepted Anglo American Platinum's wage offer, the mining company said yesterday."The offer, which was accepted in December 2013 by the National Union of Mineworkers and the United Association of South ... [Published 4 Traders - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Dec 13 2013 - Updated Dec 13 2013 - 1 reports

Today's Market View Including Amara Mining, Petra Diamonds and BHP Billiton

Anglo CEO warns of another tough year for the company • Mark Cutifani has said that he has identified US$3.4bn of extra earnings or 85% required to achieve return on capital targets. • These are not likely to come through till 2015 making 2014 still ... [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom RSS feed - Dec 13 2013]

Quotes

"We are [given only] feedback by union bosses. I used to be a member of the NUM [the National Union of Mineworkers], Amcu and Uasa [the United Association of South Africa], but none of the unions benefited me in any way, and I decided to remain non-unionised."
Atlatsa Resources, formerly Anooraq Resources, is a key constituent of Anglo American Platinum's ( ") black economic empowerment (BEE) strategy. The price at which Atlatsa bought assets from was been twice revalued since about 2009."
Addressing members in isiXhosa, Mr Mathunjwa said Nedlac would "release us so that all our members can form a solidarity strike"
The text message, which was sent to prospective voters, read: "The Nkandla report shows how Zuma stole your money to build his multi-million rand home. Vote Democratic Alliance on 7 May to beat corruption. Together for change."

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Miners dig deep as strike wears on [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Apr 10 2014]
Atlatsa closes 2-year restructure on high [Published Mining MX - Mar 31 2014]
AFKI Commodities Report: Russian Supply Worries... [Published AFK Insider - Mar 28 2014]
Amcu seeks permission to extend strike to gold,... [Published BDlive - Mar 28 2014]
LONMIN : Gold and coal can offer platinum solut... [Published 4 Traders - Mar 27 2014]
: African press review 24 March 2014 [Published Radio France Internationale - Mar 24 2014]
Thousands to lose jobs if marginal shafts close [Published BDlive - Mar 23 2014]
Deals this week: Anglo American Platinum, Evert... [Published Mining Technology - Mar 21 2014]
ANGLO AMERICAN PLATINUM : Numsa accepts Anglo p... [Published 4 Traders - Mar 21 2014]
Numsa accepts Amplats wage offer [Published Citizen.co.za - Mar 20 2014]
AMS: ANGLO AMERICAN PLAT LTD - NUMSA signs Angl... [Published JSE Securities Exchange - Mar 20 2014]
Today's Market View Including Amara Mining, Pet... [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom RSS feed - Dec 13 2013]
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