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A senior Lonmin guard insisted that his team block a crowd of protesting Marikana miners, the Farlam Commission heard.
The National Council of Trade Unions called for miners implicated in the Marikana killings during the platinum sector strike in 2012 to be protected by police.<...
Deploying a few Lonmin security guards against thousands of protesting miners was foolish, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry heard.
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The strike in the platinum sector will continue as mining bosses consider a counter proposal by workers, the Workers and Socialist Party (Wasp) said.
The Presidency is going to be more hands in the mining sector for the next five years, President Zuma said.
A housing allowance is apparently one of the “smaller issues” to be resolved between Amcu and platinum producers.
"Small issues" need to be addressed - but Amcu and platinum producers have agreed on a wage offer.
The Economic Freedom Fighters has pledged to donate another R50 000 to union Amcu's strike fund, a report said.
There was no confirmation from the mining sector regarding a report that Amcu had accepted the wage deal.
The mining industry will never be the same again, the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union said as platinum sector workers urged the union to accept a wage deal.
Amcu members asked their leader Joseph Mathunjwa to accept a wage increase of a R1000 each year for the lowest paid platinum workers.
A police officer testifying at the Farlam Commission of Inquiry in Pretoria was accused of fabricating evidence by an advocate.
The Workers and Socialist Party has rejected allegations that it was interfering in the platinum sector strike negotiations.
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