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Amplats To Dismiss About 50% Of Mototolo Underground Workforce


Monday, 20 May 2019 

May 20 (Reuters) - Anglo American Platinum Ltd ::UNPROTECTED INDUSTRIAL ACTION AT ANGLO AMERICAN PLATINUM'S MOTOTOLO MINE.GIWUSA SERVED A STRIKE NOTICE ON ANGLO AMERICAN PLATINUM (AAP) AT MOTOTOLO MINE ON 9 MAY.TO DISMISS ABOUT 50% OF MOTOTOLO MINE'S UNDERGROUND WORKFORCE.TO DISMISS ABOUT 50% OF MOTOTOLO'S UNDERGROUND WORKFORCE AS REQUESTS TO END ACTION HAVE BEEN "IGNORED" BY GIWUSA.DISMISSED EMPLOYEES HAVE UNTIL 21 MAY TO APPEAL CO'S DECISION.IMPACT ON PRODUCTION FROM GIWUSA ACTION HAS BEEN MINIMAL.EXPLORING OPTIONS TO ENSURE MOTOTOLO MINE RECOMMENCES FULL PRODUCTION AS SOON AS PRACTICALLY POSSIBLE.