Exxaro, NUM wage agreement halts strike

Coal mining company Exxaro Coal and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) have reached a three-year wage agreement, which brings the current wage strike at its Grootegeluk and Leeuwpan mines to a conclusion.  “We are pleased that the parties were able to resolve the dispute speedily,” Exxaro executive head of strategy and stakeholder engagement Mzila Mthenjane told Mining Weekly Online in a media release.