Mineworkers stage sit-in at Impala Platinum Mine

File: Around 400 mineworkers are staging an underground sit-in at Impala Platinum Mine near Rustenburg.

File: Around 400 mineworkers are staging an underground sit-in at Impala Platinum Mine near Rustenburg.

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JOHANNESBURG - Around 400 mineworkers are staging an underground sit-in at Impala Platinum Mine near Rustenburg.  

Amcu has been trying to convince the workers to come back to the surface.

READ: Lanxess miners say sit-in was worth it

The protesters are contract workers who are demanding permanent employment at the mine.

Earlier this year, 200 miners at the nearby Lanxess chrome mine staged a nine-day sit-in.  

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