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goldbarsANA reports that wage talks between mining sector trade unions and gold producers are expected to start on Wednesday, the Minerals Council SA (previously known as the Chamber of Mines) said on Monday.  

The employer association, representing AngloGold Ashanti, Harmony, Sibanye-Stillwater and Village Main Reef, said the talks would take place at the Birchwood conference centre and were expected to draw around 200 employer and employee representatives.  The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu), the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), Solidarity and the United Association of SA (Uasa) will negotiate on behalf of employees.  The four gold mining companies directly employ around 80,000 workers covering grades of employees known as miners, artisans and officials.

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