Posts tagged as NUMSA

Power system remains unstable as Eskom declares dispute with unions

Eskom says it has declared a dispute with trade unions National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), The National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa (NUMSA) and Solidarity over the precondition that NUM and NUMSA introduced as part of the wage negotiations. Last week at a meeting convened through the auspices of the Commission for Conciliation, […]

Court rules that IPP agreements can be signed

The South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) has responded to the court’s ruling today, which has found against Numsa/Transform SA’s application to bring an urgent interdict against the signing of the procured Renewable Energy (RE) Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs). SAWEA awaits the court’s written judgement, which will be made available early next week.  “It is […]

Strike reduces staff by 30% at new build projects

  Eskom’s new build projects (Medupi, Kusile and Ingula) are being delayed again – this time by the NUMSA metal workers’ strike. The utility reports that attendance by contracting workers at its new build power station construction sites is at about 70% of normal levels due to the strike, and that work is therefore affected […]