South Africa Adopts Plan Aimed at Curbing Job Losses at Mines

  • Proposals won't halt mining job cuts already announced
  • Companies, unions commit to seek productivity improvements

Mineworkers mine in Rustenburg, South Africa.

Photographer: Nadine Hutton/Bloomberg

South Africa’s government, mining companies and labor unions adopted a 10-point plan Monday in an attempt to curb job losses in an industry where more than 11,700 people are at risk of losing their employment.

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