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Glencore Xstrata chrome mines continue 'minimal' operations as strike persists

June 14, 2013 - 13:40 GMT Location: Johannesburg

KEYWORDS: Glencore Xstrata , chrome , Magareng , Helena , Thorncliffe , Amcu

Three Glencore Xstrata chrome mines in South Africa are conducting “minimal” operations, as a strike that is now in its third week continues to adversely affect output, South African company spokesman Christopher Tsatsawane said.

Smelter operations are not under threat, since company stockpiles remain sufficient, he said. "I won’t divulge how many days’ worth of ore we have at the moment, but we have sufficient stockpiles," he said. "Nothing has changed, insofar as the strike continues to affect the three mines, with...

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