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Johannesburg - The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) has expressed unhappiness and shock at Eskom’s decision not to renew contracts with individual mining companies to supply coal to its power plants.

The decision not to renew contracts by Eskom will lead to job losses in the industry, NUM said. NUM is the biggest union in the coal industry.

The union threatened to embark on a “massive” national strike if Eskom CEO Brian Molefe does not address its concerns.

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