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Miners union accepts Sibanye Gold's wage offer, cancels strike

Section: Daily Dispatches

By Stella Mapenzauswa and Zandi Shabalala
Sunday, April 10, 2016

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- South Africa's Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) said on Sunday it had agreed to take a new wage offer from Sibanye Gold and had called off a strike.

AMCU national treasurer Jimmy Gama said the union hoped to sign an agreement with the mining company, probably this week.

"We as AMCU accept Sibanye Gold's new wage offer as voted for unanimously ... by our members today," AMCU said on its official Twitter account after a mass rally. ...

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