Polokwane - About 450 miners at ASA Metals mine in Dilokong chrome near Burgersfort were on Monday staging an underground sit-in after demanding the resignation of two senior mine managers.
The National Union of Mineworkers said the protest was triggered by attempt by two managers to kill the union at the mine.
Union leaders said its members would only leave the underground pit if mine top management addressed their concerns.
Union regional leader Kobbie Lesufi said a meeting had been scheduled the union was hopeful that the senior management would listen to workers’ demands.
According to the union, workers were demanding the dismissals of the Human Resource and Employee Relations manager