SA mining firm to invest $250m in employee housing project
Housing units built in Phase I: Royal Bafokeng Platinum will build 3100 more housing units for workers in partnership and collaboration with National Union of Mineworkers (NUM).
South Africa’s mining company, Royal Bafokeng Platinum will, in the next five years, invest over US$250m to complete Phase 2 of the employee housing development scheme for its workers. The company will, during the Phase two of the project, construct 3100 housing units.
Royal Bafokeng Platinum will build the housing units in partnership and collaboration with National Union of Mineworkers (NUM). The employee housing development scheme will aim at providing the company’s workers with ownership of safe, affordable and appropriate houses.
The new housing units will measure 80 to 360 m² and will cater for diverse employee needs. During last week’s handing over of phase I’s first 422 houses in Waterfall Hills Estate, North West, CEO at Steve Phiri at RBPlat said the company was “committed to leaving a legacy behind.”