Lonmin Employees Leave Work Shuttles Empty

Despite statements from miners Anglo American Platinum (LSE:AAL), Impala Platinum (JSE:IMP) and Lonmin (LSE:LMI) that striking miners are ready to go back to work, Bloomberg reported today that Lonmin workers are failing to board buses to the company’s mine. The empty buses are indicative of mine worker defiance in the ongoing strike, Bloomberg stated.

As quoted in the publication:

The bus, green with about 30 seats and a Lonmin sign on the side, was one of three empty shuttles that a reporter from Bloomberg News saw on May 16 heading toward Lonmin (LON)’s Wonderkop mine, close to where 34 wage protesters were killed by police in 2012. Today companies and worker representatives meet for the third and final day of a judge-led mediation process.

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