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Strike at Exxaro called off

2012-01-13 15:04

Johannesburg -  Exxaro Resources [JSE:EXX] said in a statement that a planned strike by workers at its Arnot coal mine has been called off, after it reached agreement with the union late on Thursday.

More than 1 000 mineworkers had planned to down tools from Friday, protesting employment conditions.

Exxaro is South Africa's second-largest coal producer and a major supplier to power utility Eskom.