Radical Change Urged in South Africa's Mining Industry



Author:
Mantsadi Sepheka
Publisher:
allAfrica.com
Publication Date:
25 October 2012
Tags:
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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