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lonminlogo thumb medium90 90Reuters reports that Lonmin indicated on Tuesday that the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) had told the platinum miner that it has failed to meet some of its social and labour plan obligations, but Lonmin added that it did not think its operating licence was in jeopardy.  

The miner received a letter last week from the DMR detailing the areas that it had neglected, company spokesperson Wendy Tlou indicated.  She did not specify which requirements Lonmin had not met, but said the company was talking to the government and would ask for extensions where applicable.  "Everybody is concerned that we do meet the requirement to retain your licence to operate.  It's not something that is causing us massive worry," Tlou added.

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