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From ONE Thu Jan 3 2013, 15:14:53

WSJ: Mine Closures Hit South Africa Social Programs - The owner of the Burnstone gold mine in South Africa filed for bankruptcy protection in September, and most of the mine's 1,400 employees were fired. The consequences of this mine closure are more far-reaching, however, as the social-service projects that the miner initiated have been left [...]

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