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Tronox Announces Labor Agreement with South African Unions

Friday, June 14, 2013

Tronox Announces Labor Agreement with South African Unions

10:37 EDT Friday, June 14, 2013

JOHANNESBURG, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tronox Limited (NYSE: TROX) today announced that it has reached collective bargaining agreements  with the National Union of Mineworkers and Solidarity, the two largest unions representing employees working at the company's Mineral Sands division two mining operations and ore processing plants in Namakwa and KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. 


"We are pleased that the discussions with our two main unions, the National Union of Mineworkers and Solidarity were conducted in a constructive and professional manner that has resulted in a mutually beneficial outcome for all stakeholders. We believe that we have in place at Namakwa and KZN, a working culture and environment that is conducive, with a relationship based on trust and effective communication. This agreement reflects our mutual commitment to the long-term success of our operations in South Africa," said Trevor Arran, president of Tronox Mineral Sands.

The one-year agreement is effective July 1.  It covers all bargaining unit union-represented employees working in Tronox's mineral sands operations in Namakwa, on the west coast of South Africa, and in KwaZula-Natal, on the country's east coast. 

About Tronox

Tronox is a global leader in the production and marketing of titanium bearing mineral sands and titanium dioxide pigment. Through the integration of its pigment and mineral sands business, the company provides its customers a dependable supply of brightening solutions for a variety of end uses. For more information, visit

South Africa Media Contact:Waleed AchmatTel: +27 87 310 2755Email:

Corporate Media Contact: Bud GrebeyDirect: +1.203.705.3721Email:

Investor Contact: Brennen ArndtDirect: +1.203.705.3722

SOURCE Tronox Limited

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