The world's largest platinum producer Anglo-American platinum said on Friday that production had been hit by a strike amid plans to cut 3,330 jobs.
The Anglo American Platinum mine in Rustenburg, northwest of Johannesburg, on January 16. World number one platinum producer Amplats announced Monday it will begin firing an estimated 6,900 workers in South Africa on September 1.
The company said around 20 percent of workers had turned up at the firm's Rustenburg and Pilanesburg operations, in South Africa's platinum belt.
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