JOHANNESBURG, April 5 South African junior
platinum miner Northam Platinum said on Friday it had
lost 46.2 million rand ($5 million) of production because of an
underground sit-in since Tuesday at its Zondereinde mine.
The company said it had lost 3,900 ounces of metal in
concentrate at the mine.
"Zondereinde's management team has constituted a
consultative forum and is engaging with employee representatives
in an attempt to resume operations as soon as possible," it said
in a statement.
($1 = 9.1814 South African rand)
(Reporting by Tiisetso Motsoeneng; Editing by Ed Cropley)