S. African Gold Mine Firing 12,000

South African mine operator AngloGold Ashanti, the world’s third-largest producer of gold, said it started firing some 12,000 striking workers.
S. African Gold Mine Firing 12,000
Striking miners protest on the hill at the AngloGold Ashanti mine in Carletonville, 52 miles (84km) northwest of Johannesburg, on Oct. 22. AngloGold Ashanti, the world's third-largest gold producer, on Tuesday issued an ultimatum to striking workers in South Africa that they must return to the mines Wednesday or be dismissed. (Alexander Joe/AFP/Getty Images)
10/24/2012
Updated:
10/1/2015