South Africa’s mining industry plans jobs cuts as economy falters

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Issue 502 - 11 Mar 2024 - By Tonderayi Mukeredzi | 5 minute read

Mining companies are planning to cut thousands of jobs in response to negative domestic and international factors, which could cause wider economic problems and difficulties for the government in the run-up to the late May general election. Critical minerals offer huge potential, but structural constraints weigh heavy on investors.

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