South African Mining Minister, Gwede Mantashe has shared his views on the imminent job cuts at Gold Fields, which he attributes to poor management.
Below are some of Gwede Mantashe’s quotes on the matter.
“Gold Fields is sitting on the second biggest gold deposits in a mine in the world. Going for job cuts is the easy way out. The real problem is poor management.” – Gwede Mantashe, Republic of Mining, 17 August 2018
“We want to support them but they come to us after making these announcements. It is deviant behaviour.” – Gwede Mantashe, Mining Weekly, 16 August 2018