Wage Talks Stall Ahead of Planned South Africa Mining Strike


The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has rejected a final pay offer by employers in the gold mining industry, while smaller unions are still considering the offer. The NUM has said it is ready to take its members out on strike if a settlement cannot be achieved.

Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe addresses the Mining Lekgotla at Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg.

Striking mineworkers gather at Gold Fields' KDC West mine on Gauteng's West Rand (file photo).

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