CCMA proposes new settlement proposal to labour unions, Transnet to end crippling strike | The Citizen

The Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) has presented a settlement proposal to labour unions and Transnet with a multi-year agreement to end the crippling strike at the parastatal. Transnet strike The United National Transport Union (Untu) and the South African Transport and Allied Workers Union (Satawu) have been on industrial action for nine … Read more

Transnet strike ‘most appalling act of economic sabotage’ | The Citizen

The ongoing Transnet strike has been described as an appalling act of economic sabotage that will set back the country’s recovery, costing the economy billions and robbing government of the resources needed to provide poverty relief.  The strike action makes Transnet’s financial position far worse and could trigger further ratings downgrades, writes Busisiwe Mavuso, CEO … Read more

Transnet strike is ‘more devastating than load shedding’ | The Citizen

The South African Association of Freight Forwarders (Saaff) has called for the urgent resolution of the Transnet wage negotiations to maintain the supply chains. The association said the ongoing impasse between recognised unions and Transnet is devastating to the economy — much worse even than the ongoing energy crisis. South Africa’s logistics utility Transnet declared … Read more

Infrastructure theft costs Transnet more than R4bn | The Citizen

The rampant theft of copper cables and other infrastructural components owned by eThekwini Metro is causing a dent in service delivery, the Metro police said last week. Between August 2021 and August 2022, thieves have stripped cables, as well as parts affecting electricity and other municipal services, to the tune of around R5 million. On Sunday, … Read more