Radical Change Urged in South Africa's Mining Industry

Mantsadi Sepheka
Publication Date:
25 October 2012
South Africa, Governance, Mining

The chairperson of a leading South African mining house, Mamphela Ramphele, has called for the fundamental restructuring of the industry, saying the government and unions have limited themselves to a "reformist" approach.


She gave AllAfrica's Mantsadi Sepheka her views on the current crisis in the mining industry. Her comments were made during strike action at the country's mines following the violence at platinum mines in the country's North-West Province.

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South African Mining Boss Calls for Radical Change

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