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S. Africa Mining Unrest Overshadows Major Conference

Unrest in South Africa’s mining sector is overshadowing the nation’s largest mining event, scheduled for next week in Cape Town. Investors are worried that a union leading a platinum mining strike has failed to reach a deal, and economic justice activists say the system is flawed.  The annual Mining Indaba -- the Zulu word for “gathering” -- is undoubtedly the biggest mining sector event in the nation.  It brings together industry leaders, government officials and investors to...

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