Data released by Statistics South Africa shows that gold output fell by 32.2% in volume terms in November 2012, highlighting the impact of illegal strikes.
Posted: Tuesday , 15 Jan 2013
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) -
South Africa‘s gold output fell by 32.2% in volume terms in November, highlighting the impact of illegal strikes, while total mineral production rose 1.1% compared with the same month last year, data showed on Tuesday.
Production of non-gold minerals was 4.5% lower, Statistics South Africa said. Production of platinum group metals climbed 3% in November.
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