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  • No end in sight for Amcu platinum strike - The world's largest platinum miner will respond to its labourer's memorandum of grievances on Monday, but the end to a two-month long strike in the sector is nowhere in sight.
  • Strike turns violent - Police used rubber bullets and stun grenades against striking mineworkers yesterday after they allegedly attacked the police, non-striking colleagues and passing motorists.
  • Strike at Northam Platinum may lead to job losses - Northam Platinum, owner of the world’s deepest mine for the metal, may be forced to cut jobs after losing more than R200-million during a three-week strike over pay, it said in a letter to workers.
  • Strike may hit festive-season vehicle sales - MEMBERS of the South African Transport and Allied Workers Union (Satawu) in the vehicle transport sector downed tools on Thursday, adding to the prospect of more strike damage to South Africa’s motor manufacturing industry.
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