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Attempt to deregister AMCU as union a 'political attack', says Mathunjwa

26th April 2019 President of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU), Joseph Mathunjwa, said on Friday that the planned deregistration of the union by the Registrar of Labour Relations was a "political attack". "The deregistration is a political attack against AMCU. It is a political attack... 

Numsa dismayed by labour department's intention to de-register AMCU as a union

26th April 2019 The National Union of Mineworkers said on Friday it was shocked and dismayed by the department of labour's intention to deregister the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union. The department said earlier this week it had given notice to cancel AMCU's registration, accusing it of not... 

N2 highway in Cape Town to be closed at Hospital Bend for urgent repairs

26th April 2019 The City of Cape Town announced on Friday that the N2 highway inbound at Hospital Bend would be closed for urgent repair work to a water main. The repair work from 19:00 on Friday evening will be carried out by the City of Cape Town’s Water and Waste Directorate and is likely to affect inbound... 

Mathunjwa to address imminent deregistration of AMCU

26th April 2019 The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union will on Friday address the planned deregistration of the union by the Registrar of Labour Relations. AMCU president Joseph Mathunjwa, whose union has just emerged from a protracted five-month long strike at Sibanye-Stillwater, is expected to... 

Mine Restoration Investment looks at chrome deal to return from JSE wilderness

25th April 2019 JSE-listed Mine Restoration Investment (MRI) said on Thursday that it had reached consensus on certain key terms with the owners of the chrome mine it wants to buy, but said thy were still in negotiations about the transaction. MRI, whose shares were voluntarily suspended from the JSE in July... 

Poultry association says importers should support local jobs

25th April 2019 The South African Poultry Association (SAPA) said on Thursday it was concerned about what it called irresponsible claims by a consumer protection body and a new organisation for black chicken importers and exporters in support of predatory trade from Brazil, at the expense of local jobs. Last... 

Vadi launches R114 road rehabilitation project

25th April 2019 Gauteng MEC for roads and transport Ismail Vadi has officially launched the R114 road rehabilitation project near Muldersdrift in the West Rand. The R157-million project is fully funded by the provincial roads and transport department and partly implemented under the auspices of the expanded... 

Davies and Mboweni in Lesotho for SACU meeting

25th April 2019 South African Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies and Finance Minister Tito Mboweni are in Maseru, Lesotho, where they will attend the Southern African Customs Union "Council of Ministers" meeting on Thursday.  Lesotho is the current chair of SACU, whose members are Botswana, Eswatini,... 

N1 highway project in Cape Town nearing completion

24th April 2019 The project to add a third lane to the N1 in both directions between Plattekloof Road and Old Oak Interchange in Cape Town is expected to be complete early next month. This is according to the Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW) which said the project would help ease... 

Johannesburg mayor announces R20bn investment for inner city

24th April 2019 Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba on Wednesday announced a R20-billion investment which he said was the single biggest property investment the city had ever made through private sector development. "Through the release of city properties to the private sector for redevelopment, the city expects... 


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