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Anglo American Platinum, Impala Platinum and Sibanye announced three-year wage deals with the National Union of Mineworkers, the Association of Metalworkers and Construction Union and Uasa.
Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union Joseph Mathunjwa says the union never accepted Sibanye-Stillwater's "slave wage" deal and the strike at the mine will continue.
Zimbabwean mining firms, including SA's Sibanye Gold, Caledonia Mining Corporation and Anglo Platinum say they will not be able to afford salary raises in 2017.
The Association of Mine Workers and Construction Union and the industry have failed to reach a deal on workers' pay, the union says.
The National Union of Mineworkers has signed a three-year wage deal with Northam Platinum for increases of up to 17% for its lowest paid members.
The National Education, Health and Allied Workers Union has accepted an offer from the South African Revenue Service.
The public sector wage agreement is close to being a done deal, with 48% of workers represented by trade unions at the Public Service Coordinating Bargaining Council (PSCBC) supporting the offer.
Anglo American Platinum has signed a three-year wage agreement with union Amcu which makes provision for an annual increase of R1 000 or 7% per month in basic pay.
"We have a very volatile labour environment at the moment," says scholar Christiaan Meiring. He argues a national minimum wage would be a successful way to appease labour.
Low cost airliner Mango said it had reached a wage deal with trade union Solidarity, which averted a strike by pilots affiliated to the union.
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