Tronox Announces Labor Agreement with South African Unions
JOHANNESBURG, June 14, 2013
JOHANNESBURG, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tronox Limited (NYSE: TROX) today
announced that it has reached collective bargaining agreements with the
National Union of Mineworkers and Solidarity, the two largest unions
representing employees working at the company's Mineral Sands division two
mining operations and ore processing plants in Namakwa and KwaZulu-Natal,
"We are pleased that the discussions with our two main unions, the National
Union of Mineworkers and Solidarity were conducted in a constructive and
professional manner that has resulted in a mutually beneficial outcome for all
stakeholders. We believe that we have in place at Namakwa and KZN, a working
culture and environment that is conducive, with a relationship based on trust
and effective communication. This agreement reflects our mutual commitment to
the long-term success of our operations in South Africa," said Trevor Arran,
president of Tronox Mineral Sands.
The one-year agreement is effective July 1. It covers all bargaining unit
union-represented employees working in Tronox's mineral sands operations in
Namakwa, on the west coast of South Africa, and in KwaZula-Natal, on the
country's east coast.
Tronox is a global leader in the production and marketing of titanium bearing
mineral sands and titanium dioxide pigment. Through the integration of its
pigment and mineral sands business, the company provides its customers a
dependable supply of brightening solutions for a variety of end uses. For more
information, visit http://www.tronox.com.
South Africa Media Contact:
Tel: +27 87 310 2755
Corporate Media Contact: Bud Grebey
Investor Contact: Brennen Arndt
SOURCE Tronox Limited
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