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Xstrata Says NUM to Present Wage New Offer to Striking Workers

November 20, 2011

Nov. 19 (Bloomberg) -- Xstrata Plc said leaders from the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa will present a new wage offer to their striking members on Nov. 21.

Workers have been on strike since Oct. 24 at the company’s ferrochrome operations in Rustenburg, South Africa. Deliveries to clients haven’t been affected by the action, spokesman Songezo Zibi said by mobile phone today.

--With assistance from Franz Wild in Johannesburg. Editor: Mike Harrison

To contact the reporter on this story: Jana Marais in Johannesburg at jmarais@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Andrew J. Barden at barden@bloomberg.net


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