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Striking SA miners back to work

Striking workers at the Lonmin mine in South Africa are returning to work after agreeing a 22% pay deal, following weeks of industrial action. However protests continue at other mines in the country.

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Miners deal still not signed, Lonmin tells ITV News

Striking miners at South Africa's Marikana mine could return to work after employers offered them a pay rise of up to 22%.

A spokeswoman for Lonmin, the mining giant which operates the plant, has told ITV News that a deal is not yet signed and sealed.

But people close to the negotiations have indicated that worker representatives will accept the offer, even though it falls short of the 12,500 South African rand per/month that they had demanded.

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