Briggs doubts gold strike in 2015

[] – HARMONY Gold CEO, Graham Briggs, did not forsee a strike in the gold sector next year, according to a report by Bloomberg News.

“It won’t happen in gold and it’s because of leadership,’ Briggs told the newswire service. “We negotiated in 2013. We went through the whole negotiation and solved a salary problem. OK, it took a bit of time, but we only had a five-day strike.’

Neal Froneman, CEO of Sibanye Gold, said however that AMCU was winning more members from the gold sector which he calculated at about 30% from 20% a year ago.
“It’s real and it’s happening,’ Froneman said. “It’s a migration away from NUM.’

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