Much progress in mineworker housing delivery but more needs to be done

June 22, 2017

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Many migrant employees do not want to permanently settle in mining towns, but prefer to maintain their homes in the rural areas and return to them, says the Chamber of Mines (CoM) of South Africa, citing its research and experience in the industry. “Providing permanent urban dwellings, as well as urban home ownership, is therefore not necessarily the solution to migrant labour issues,” the chamber states.

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