Strike Hits Amplats South African Mines

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September 27, 2013 AT 5:42 AM
Fewer than one in five workers turned up for work at Anglo American Platinum's, South African platinum mines around the city of Rustenburg,it said, in protest against planned job cuts. Amplats - part of global mining group Anglo American and the world's No. 1 producer of the precious metal - said last month it would cut 4,800 jobs, laying off 3,300 workers and paying off the rest.