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Vol 53 No 17

Published 24th August 2012

South Africa

Battle of the unions

The dispute at the Lonmin mine is as much about rivalry between the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union and the National Union of Mineworkers as about wages. The AMCU has been cutting into the NUM’s dominance in the platinum mines around Rustenburg and Brits in North-West Province for some time.

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