CPF Sectors 3, 5 and 6 to elect Committees

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RUSTENBURG – The Rustenburg Community Policing Forum (CPF) Executive Committee has invited the members of the community and the residents of the respective Rustenburg CPF Sectors 3, 5 and 6 to attend public meetings which will see the election of community members to be part of the CPF Sector Committees.

21-year-old arrested following stabbing

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RUSTENBURG – An act of alleged vengeance led to the stabbing and killing of a 21-year-old victim, Kamogelo Letlhathi, on Saturday, 18 October, at about 03:20 in Boitekong, Rustenburg. The SAPS managed to arrest a 21-year-old suspect for the crime.

Hikers warned to think twice

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RUSTENBURG – Last week the South African Police Services (SAPS) in Phokeng warned residents of Rustenburg and the surrounding areas to be careful when choosing hitchhiking as a transport option after several complaints were received by the SAPS.

ART AND PUBLIC TRANSPORT MEET THROUGH RRT

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RUSTENBURG – It may not seem a natural fit but the inclusion of art in public transport stations is a global trend and September saw the start of the public art programme that will involve both established and new young artists in creating artwork for the Rustenburg Rapid Transport (RRT) stations.

THERE IS WATER AT THESE POINTS...

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RUSTENBURG - The Rustenburg Municipality has an enormous water crisis on its hands. During the past two weeks the Municipality has been inundated with calls from the Rustenburg public of households that have run out of water. Make sure you that you read the municipality’s response in several water related articles in this edition. But did you know that free water is available at fire hydrants around Rustenburg?

LONMIN PRODUCTION BACK IN FULL SWING

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RUSTENBURG – Platinum mining company Lonmin announced last week that after just two months it has successfully achieved completion of the return to full production, much earlier than forecast.

“Tonnes mined in both August and September 2014 exceeded production reported for the comparable months in 2013 which were 1.0 million tonnes in August 2013 and 1.04 million tonnes in September 2013.

Numsa members protest outside Glencore Xstrata

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RUSTENBURG – Members of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) gathered outside the offices of Glencore Xstrata near the Rustenburg Industrial area on Thursday, 2 October, with a list of demands for a contractor, Platcro.

Lonmin Smelter strike

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RUSTENBURG – On Thursday, 2 October, Lonmin spokesperson Sue Vey confirmed to Bonus sister publication that the employees at the Lonmin Smelter had a “minor disagreement” with the platinum producer during Wednesday’s (1 October) morning shift.

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