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South African Platinum Miners Stage Sit-in at Amplats Mine

About 2,300 South African mineworkers staged an underground sit-in at Anglo American Platinum's (Amplats) Dishaba mine, saying they will not leave until a suspended union leader is reinstated, the company said on Sunday.   “The sit-in is calm and no injuries have been reported,” Amplats, the world's top platinum producer said in a statement.   The company added the sit-in started early on Saturday morning following the suspension of an Association of Mineworkers and...

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