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Sibanye StillwaterMining Weekly reports that precious metals producer Sibanye-Stillwater says it will engage with employees and representative unions at its Kroondal mine in accordance with existing, standard processes and mechanisms now that an illegal underground sit-in by employees at the Kwezi shaft has come to an end.

All protesting employees had exited the Kwezi shaft and returned to surface by mid-afternoon on Wednesday. More than 200 employees embarked on the sit-in on 3 June. Reportedly, the employees were aggrieved to not have received employee share option payments. But according to the company, Kroondal employees had not yet qualified for those payments. "The company will not condone Illegal actions by any stakeholders which may compromise the safety and wellbeing of employees or the sustainability of our operations and we appeal to employees to use the established grievance mechanisms or their union representatives to address any issues or concerns," the Sibanye pointed out.

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