S.Africa's AMCU says members reject platinum wage offer - CNBC Africa

S.Africa's AMCU says members reject platinum wage offer

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Amcu said its striking members had rejected the latest wage offer. PHOTO: Jay Caboz/Forbes Africa

The strike has been running for nearly four months at [DATA AMS:Anglo American Platinum Ltd], [DATA LON:Lonmin Plc] and [DATA IMP:Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd] and has hit 40 per cent of global production of the precious metal.

(READ MORE: Mining strikes taint S.Africa's investor confidence)

The three companies took their latest wage offer directly to the roughly 70,000 striking miners after wage talks with the union collapsed.

The firms said many of the strikers had expressed a desire to return to work.

                                                  

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