For immediate release 20121206- cw
Unprotected strike at Village’s Blyvooruitzicht Gold Mine
Shareholders are advised that an unprotected strike at Village’s Blyvooruitzicht (“Blyvoor”)
operations commenced this morning.
The strike action results from a dispute between the members and leadership of the National
Union of Mineworkers (“NUM”) and the Association of Mining and Construction Workers
Union (“AMCU”) at the operations. Blyvoor management continues to try and resolve the
In the interim Village will approach the court for an interdict and will issue a first ultimatum to
all Blyvoor employees today.
Village Joint CEO
Mobile: 082 458 3420
Investor and media relations
Village Main Reef
Tel: 011 274 4610