S.Africa miners at Northam call off strike - CNBC Africa

S.Africa miners at Northam call off strike

Mining

by Reuters 0

South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers said on Tuesday striking workers had agreed to return to work.

This ended a week-long work stoppage at [DATA NHM:Northam Platinum's] biggest mine.

(READ MORE: Striking S.Africa miners at Northam to vote again on stoppage: union)

Thousands of workers stopped work at the company's Zondereinde mine last Tuesday and called for Northam's chief executive to step down over what they said were unfair hiring and firing practices.

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