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S Africa's mining stocks hit by strikes, dwindling deposits

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SOUTH Africa has the world's richest mineral deposits, with US$3.3 trillion in platinum, gold, iron ore and coal - PHOTO: REUTERS

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SOUTH Africa has the world's richest mineral deposits, with US$3.3 trillion in platinum, gold, iron ore and coal. That's not enough to satisfy investors. Extended labour strikes, ageing mines and regulatory uncertainty have dragged the stock-market values of South African...

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