Wildcat strikes hit Glencore Xstrata mines

May 31, 2013 | 02:04 PM |

Tags  Glencore, Glencore Xstrata, Christopher Tsatsawane, Helena Mine, Magareng Mine, Thorncliffe Mine, chrome, Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union AMCU

JOHANNESBURG — Workers embarked on wildcat strikes at three South African chrome mines owned by Glencore Xstrata Plc May 28 after a worker alleged that he was assaulted by a supervisor.

Between 500 and 1,500 workers are on strike, Christopher Tsatsawane, a South Africa-based spokesman for the Baar, Switzerland-based company, told AMM sister publication Metal Bulletin.....

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