Mineworkers’ lot is improving – Zuma

[miningmx.com] – PROGRESS had been achieved in two years improving the working and living conditions of mineworkers, said BDLive citing comments made by South Africa president, Jacob Zuma.

Following a forum meeting involving mine bosses, labour and government – which would now meeting twice a year to monitor further progress – Zuma said more should be done to fast-track economic opportunities in labour-sending areas.

“Stakeholders have also agreed on the need to expand economic opportunities in the labour-sending areas, and to fast-track economic development and economic diversification projects in mining towns and labour-sending areas,” said Zuma.

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