Reuters reported miners on strike and South African police faced off on Wednesday at Lonmin’s (LSE:LMI) Marikana platinum mine after production halted.
As quoted in the market news:
Lonmin, the world’s third-largest platinum producer, has threatened to sack 3,000 rock drill operators if they fail to end a wildcat pay strike that started on Friday at Marikana, its flagship mine 100 km (60 miles) northwest of Johannesburg.
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