South African miner Northam seals wage deal with union


Mine workers are seen at the Northam Platinum’s Zondereinde mine in Limpopo province, South Africa, June 9,2016. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South African miner Northam Platinum Ltd said on Friday its Booysendal operations had reached a five-year wage settlement with the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU).

“The settlement is effective from 1 July 2019 and assures Booysendal employees of increases to all major components of remuneration over the next five years,” the firm said in a statement.

Reporting by Nqobile Dludla; Editing by Susan Fenton

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