Nelson Mandela, former president of South Africa and honorary president of the National Union of Mineworkers, has died and the world, including employees in the mining, construction and energy sectors, is mourning the loss. President Barack Obama called Mandela "[a]n inspiration for freedom, justice, and human dignity," and the general secretary of that NUM said it is time "we reflect on the legacy he left behind and the future we have to craft for generations to come."

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