In South Africa AMCU, platinum mines fail to reach wage deal

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) led a crippling five-month strike in 2014

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A pit head is seen at the Tumela Mine , an Anglo American Platinum open pit mineAustralia's Bheki Msobo (L) plays a shot during the second T20 International  match against South Africa at the  Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg play A pit head is seen at the Tumela Mine , an Anglo American Platinum open pit mine located in the north-western part of South Africa in Thabazimbi, Limpopo,June 9,2016. (REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko)
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South Africa's biggest platinum mine-workers' union and the industry have failed to reach a deal on workers' pay, the union said on Monday, raising the prospect of industrial action in the world's biggest producer of the white metal.

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU), which led a crippling five-month strike in 2014, has been in talks with Anglo American Platinum, Impala Platinum and Lonmin since July this year.

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