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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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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.

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