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newsSABC News reported on Friday that an arson incident and violence at Zululand Anthracite Colliery (ZAC) at Ulundi in northern KwaZulu-Natal has resulted in the suspension of operations and a loss of millions of rands for the company.  

The mine was forced to suspend operations last month after the attack due to fears for the safety of staff.  It is believed that a group of disgruntled youths who are demanding employment orchestrated the violence.  MD Neil Kristensen said hundreds of jobs were at risk if the violence persisted.


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