A coalition of four mining unions will meet soon to map a way forward after the Commission for Conciliation Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) this week issued a certificate of non-resolution allowing workers to embark on a strike at gold and platinum miner Sibanye-Stillwater’s operations in support of their demands for above-inflation wage increases.

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu), Solidarity and Uasa had approached the CCMA in November to apply for a strike certificate after wage talks between the parties deadlocked...

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