Amplats workers end underground protest at South African mine


Anglo American Platinum said on Saturday operations at its Thembelani mine in South Africa were back to normal after a "group of employees" on Friday prevented 2,400 workers from going above ground.

"The situation at the mine is normal, people came above ground yesterday evening," Amplats spokeswoman Mpumi Sithole said.

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The industrial action followed the dismissal of four union shop stewards for "inappropriate behaviour".