Miners demonstrate at Solvay’s Okorusu fluorspar mine in Namibia

By Antonio Torrisi
Published: Thursday, 12 June 2014

Demonstrations at the Okorusu fluorspar mine in Namibia could affect Solvay’s fluorspar and phosphates production for the local and international markets.

Mineworkers have organised a peaceful demonstration to protest the dismissal of a colleague at Solvay’s Okorusu fluorspar mine in Namibia.

According to Mark Dawe, managing director at Okorusu, mineworker Terance Sapatta was dismissed from the mine after being caught drunk at work for the second time in one month.

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