Marikana mine workers return to work amid strikes

South African miners returned to work at Marikana platinum mine today after a bloody six-week strike came to an end with the company reaching a deal.

The Marikana platinum complex was the scene of violent protests in which 44 people died. Some 15,000 miners at Gold Fields' Dreifontein Gold Mine remain on strike.

Advertisement

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.