Aveng unit says to lay off 120 workers

PUBLISHED: Fri, 02 Feb 2018 15:01:48 GMT


A unit of South African construction firm Aveng Ltd said on Friday it would cut 120 jobs mostly due to projects coming to an end and rebuffed a union’s claim that more than 2,000 workers would be affected.

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) said on Thursday it had received a section 189 notice that 2,863 workers would be laid off by Aveng unit Grinaker-LTA.

Reporting by Nqobile Dludla; editing by Jason Neely

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