Lonmin plans to break the strike on Wednesday

2014-05-11 12:13

Mining company Lonmin claims it is preparing to welcome an undisclosed number of striking miners back to work on Wednesday.

Lonmin has sent text messages to members of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu), saying it looks “forward to welcoming you back to work on May 14”.

“Transport details will be communicated shortly,” it reads.

The SMS also thanked all miners who had responded to Lonmin’s settlement offer.

Amcu members, though, insist that this is just another ploy by Lonmin to divide the miners, who have been on strike for more than three months.

» Get City Press newspaper today for the full breakdown.

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.