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Johannesburg - Hundreds of people stand to be employed as the Lily and Barbrook mines in Mpumalanga are due to resume operating 15 months after they were forced to shut down because of financial distress.

This is thanks to a merger between the two sister mines’ proprietor, Vantage Goldfields, and Canadian company Galane Gold.

Lily Mine employed 900 workers, while Barbrook employed 100 before the operations were mothballed.

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