Strike ends at Harmony Gold's Kusasalethu mine in South AfricaStaff Writer | April 6, 2017
Workers at Harmony Gold' Kusasalethu mine west of Johannesburg have returned to work, ending an illegal strike that started more than two weeks ago, the company said.
Miners Kusasalethu employs about 4,500 workers
"Unprotected industrial action affects the mine's viability, its employees and their families," Harmony CEO Peter Steenkamp said in a statement.
Workers downed tools on March 23 after the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) encouraged the strike in response to disciplinary procedures against 40 employees following an illegal sit-in at Kusasalethu in January. ■