SA Amplats Miners Back at Work

While some miners from Anglo American Platinum have returned to work following news that their jobs were on the line, the country's opposition party, the Democratic Alliance, has said that the mining minister's attitude towards the possible retrenchment of 14,000 miners puts the mining industry at risk. The minister had labelled the Amplats CEO as arrogant.


  • South Africa:   CCMA to Facilitate Amplats Retrenchments Consultation, 17 January 2013

    The Commission for Conciliation Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) has been requested by Anglo American Platinum mines (Amplats) to facilitate discussions between itself and the… Read more »

  • South Africa:   NW Premier to Meet Amplats Management

    Biz-Community, 17 January 2013

    North West Premier Thandi Modise is to lead a delegation from the provincial government to engage Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) management on the outcome of its business review… Read more »

  • South Africa:   Shabangu's Attitude Puts Mining Industry At Risk

    DA, 16 January 2013

    Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu must take responsibility for the conditions in South Africa that are causing the mining industry to contract and shed jobs. Instead, she… Read more »

  • South Africa:   Minister Attacks Platinum Miner Over Jobs

    SAPA, 16 January 2013

    Mining Minister Susan Shabangu accused Anglo American Platinum chief executive Chris Griffiths of arrogance on Wednesday morning, following the company's warning of 14,000 possible… Read more »

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