NUM, mine in pay row

Workers at Simmer & Jack's Buffelsfontein gold mine, in North West, are on a pay strike, the National Union of Mineworkers said yesterday.

Workers at Simmer & Jack's Buffelsfontein gold mine, in North West, are on a pay strike, the National Union of Mineworkers said yesterday.

The union said the workers were negotiating for a minimum R2700 a month. The mine was offering R2000.

The union said the workers would strike until "the mine exercises common sense". - Sapa

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