Smelter strikes having no impact on ferrochrome output: Xstrata

Nov 16, 2012 | 02:45 PM |

Tags  Xstrata, Numsa, National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa, Wonderkop, Rustenburg, Boschhoek, smelters, Kroondal strike

JOHANNESBURG — A strike at Xstrata Alloys’ South African ferrochrome smelters that began Nov. 9 has had “little support with no impact on production,” the company claimed.
The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) obtained a certificate for members at the Wonderkop, Rustenburg and Boschhoek smelters to strike after a wage-related dispute was declared, Xstrata spokesman Christopher Tsatsawane explained to AMM sister....

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