South Africa Sees 32,000 Possible Mining Job Cuts, Minister Says

  • Zwane's department engaging producers to control situation
  • Commodity-price drop forcing producers to restructure

Mining companies in South Africa, the world’s biggest platinum and manganese producer, have informed the nation’s mines ministry of intentions to cut about 32,000 jobs as prices decline, Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane said.

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