Zwane meets with Anglo Gold Ashanti after retrenchments announcement

June 30, 2017

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Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane on Friday instructed the Minerals and Petroleum Board to verify whether the information provided by Anglo Gold Ashanti that it plans to retrench over 8 000 workers took into consideration industry commitments to save jobs. This comes after AngloGold Ashanti said on Wednesday that it had started a consultation process with employees to retrench 8 500 workers at its South African operations. AngloGold Ashanti’s South African operations, employs about 28 000 people, including contractors.

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