Violence erupts as Sibanye workers strike at Cooke

June 9, 2017

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Employees at dual-listed Sibanye’s Cooke operations, near Westonaria, Gauteng, have embarked on an illegal and unprotected industrial strike, following the company’s attempts to combat illegal mining, which is threatening the mine’s sustainability. Sibanye gold division CEO Wayne Robinson noted on Friday that illegal mining was not only threating the safety of Sibanye employees and surrounding communities, but also the viability of operations.

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