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South Africa's mines minister says Implats job cuts "reckless"

JOHANNESBURG, Aug 2 (Reuters) - South Africa's mines minister has urged platinum producer Impala Platinum's to reconsider its plans to slash its workforce by a third over two years, calling the firms actions "careless". "Their reckless actions add injury to insult," mines minister Gwede Mantashe said in a statement, adding that Implats' plans to cut 13,400 jobs was "a display of arrogance".

(Reporting by Tanisha Heiberg Editing by James Macharia)

First Published: 2018-08-02 13:51:55
Updated 2018-08-02 14:09:36

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