Two of the world's top mining giants toughened their line against striking South African workers, with one threatening to sack employees and the other warning of plant closures if stoppages continued.
Tires burn on September 20, in the Sondela informal settlement next to the Anglo American Platinum mine in northwestern Rustenburg after residents blocked roads to keep the police out. Anglo American ordered 26,000 striking workers in South Africa to report for disciplinary hearings on Tuesday or risk the sack, as gold giant AngloGold Ashanti warned strikers there they might scale down operations.
Anglo American Platinum (Amplats), the world's top platinum miner, on Tuesday ordered 26,000 striking workers in South Africa to report for disciplinary hearings or face the sack.
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