According to the latest Reuters report, LafargeHolcim has announced that a South African union representing about 800 striking workers has accepted an 8% pay increase. The decision raises the prospects of ending a week-long walkout.
The National Union of Mineworkers, which originally demanded a 13% pay rise, has taken the latest offer to its members.
Operations at the cement maker's plants have not been affected since the strike started a week ago.
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