NUM in wage dispute with De Beers

THE National Union of Mineworkers said yesterday it had declared a dispute after talks with the world's top diamond producer De Beers broke down on Friday. De Beers is 45percent owned by miner Anglo American.

THE National Union of Mineworkers said yesterday it had declared a dispute after talks with the world's top diamond producer De Beers broke down on Friday. De Beers is 45percent owned by miner Anglo American.

NUM wants the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration to help the parties reach an agreement.

The union said failure to do so would lead to a strike. - Reuters

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