Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has said breaking up refuse collection company Pikitup is not an immediate priority.
Two men arrested for torching Pikitup truck in Alex
Two men were arrested in Alexandra for allegedly torching a Pikitup truck on the night of 26 March. The truck was allegedly set alight as temporary workers were doing their evening rounds in the township to collect the backlog of refuse that has built …
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Virtually every town in SA is in the position where water is imported from the inland and the resulting purified return flow is discharged to sea, writes Tian Claassens . Johannesburg – Two Pikitup trucks were shot at on Rand Show Road near Nasrec, Soweto causing them to collide, the City of Johannesburg said on Thursday.
Members of the South African Municipal Workers Union at waste removal entity Pikitup in Johannesburg embarked on another illegal strike on Friday. The company said it was experiencing service disruptions due to an illegal strike that would affect refuse collection across Johannesburg.
Waste management company Pikitup has urged Johannesburg residents and businesses to exercise patience as they deal with the rubbish collection backlog after the two-week strike.
Pikitup workers will return to work after Samwu signed an agreement with the Gauteng Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs, and the City of Johannesburg.
A “handsome” number of striking Pikitup workers have returned to work, the company‘s management has said.