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South African miner strikes spread

Updated 3:58 AM ET, Fri September 14, 2012
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Malema announced to a crowd of striking workers at Gold Fields that: "There must be a national strike in all the mines."
Malema said workers should walk off the job in protest and solidarity for five days each month.
Miners feel that political elites and union heads are no longer looking out for the workingman's interests
A pay slip reveals how much South African miners are paid to risk their lives
Anglo American, the world's largest platinum producer, suspended all of its operations in Rustenburg.
Union dissatisfaction lies at the heart of the growing and widening miner strike movement.