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South Africa's NUM union delays coal strike notice after new wage offers made

JOHANNESBURG, Nov 19 South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) will delay a plan to serve a strike notice for the coal sector to the Chamber of Mines after some companies revised their wage offers, the union said on Sunday.

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CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Large U.S. farm study finds no cancer link to Monsanto weedkiller

LONDON, Nov 9 A large long-term study on the use of the big-selling weedkiller glyphosate by agricultural workers in the United States has found no firm link between exposure to the pesticide and cancer, scientists said on Thursday.

18 Nov 2017

UPDATE 1-Freeport evacuating Indonesian mine worker families after shootings

* Grasberg is world's second largest copper mine by volume (Adds Freeport's comment)

18 Nov 2017

Freeport evacuating Indonesian mine worker families after shootings - sources

TIMIKA, Indonesia, Nov 18 U.S. miner Freeport-McMoRan Inc is evacuating spouses and children of workers from its giant Indonesian copper mine after a string of shootings in the area raised security concerns, company sources said.

18 Nov 2017

UPDATE 1-Peru's Graña y Montero eyes mining projects, to cooperate in Odebrecht probe

LIMA, Nov 17 Peru's largest construction company, Graña y Montero, is hoping to win major mine contracts to replace lost business, its chairman said on Friday, as it seeks to minimize the fallout from its links with Brazil's scandal-plagued builder Odebrecht.

18 Nov 2017
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