The world's largest potash miner by capacity, is cutting 18% of its workforce, or about 1,045 people,.
The former dump truck driver claims her co-workers subjected her to constant intimidating behaviour and bullying, leaving with serious psychological trauma.
Amplats' main union obtained permission for a legal strike two weeks ago, after exhausting mediation procedures.
Forcing miners to use new method by the set deadline could cut coal exports at least one-third.
Colombia, the fourth largest coal exporter, has estimated reserves for at least a century, but labour issues and safety concerns are jeopardizing the sector's future.
Decision was driven by a combination of environmental requirements, the age of the plants, competition from natural gas and declining electricity consumption in Tenessee.
"We are already at the point where production will drop by around a million tonnes next year regardless of any actions that can be taken now,” said the company.
World's third largest platinum producer posted best output in six years.
Parliament to sleep on proposed reforms.
The cost-cutting miner, however, warned it's in the process of exiting a number of exploration projects in 13 "non-core" countries.
The man, ambushed outside his home in the mining town of Mooinooi, became the fourth person with ties to the NUM murdered in the platinum belt region in the past three months.
Impala Platinum Holdings Ltd. (Implats) and Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) operations to be affected.
Weaker-than-expected U.S. jobs data dampened expectations that the Federal Reserve will start to taper its bond-buying program in the coming months.
The ruling’s most controversial point is the one that allows miners to potentially bring hundreds of foreign workers into the country.
Footage shows a commander congratulating his officers for a well-executed plan.
And only 22% of companies have any sort of succession plan in place.
Less than 20% of the company's miners showed up for work today.
A commission of inquiry has evidence that shows police falsified or withheld documents and gave false accounts of events.
Both companies and legal experts have criticized extensively some of the clauses, which it makes the law "unconstitutional."
Arbitration committee summoned by the Colombian Ministry of Labour, told workers they had 72 hours to end the strike or otherwise face the consequences.
Report prepared by Deloitte & Touche shows the pipeline could also generate $10 billion in GDP just in the construction phase.
Workers for four of the seven companies affected by the labour action had accepted a new pay offer, believed to be about 8%
Shutdown in gold production costs the country more than US$34 million a day.
Gold sector workers to down tools from the nightshift of Sept. 3.
Chile's Codelco and BHP’s Escondida mine face labour conflicts.
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) called latest offer “a joke.”
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