South Africa 13.2.2018 11:11 am

Sibanye-Stillwater says worker killed at Driefontein mine

Mine employees prepare to use a hydraulic cannon to cut the tailings pile on a mine dump, 26 March 2014, in the West Rand, during a media tour of the efforts made by Mintails Mining, to correct environmentally affected areas and their ecosystems damaged by South African Mining industries. Picture: Alaister Russell

Mine employees prepare to use a hydraulic cannon to cut the tailings pile on a mine dump, 26 March 2014, in the West Rand, during a media tour of the efforts made by Mintails Mining, to correct environmentally affected areas and their ecosystems damaged by South African Mining industries. Picture: Alaister Russell

Investigations into the incident by Sibanye-Stillwater management are under way.

Sibanye-Stillwater said on Tuesday a worker had died on Monday night while clearing a blocked ore pass at its Driefontein operations.

“Investigations into the incident by Sibanye-Stillwater management together with the department of mineral resources and other relevant stakeholders are underway,” the company said, adding that operations in the affected area had been suspended.

– African News Agency (ANA)

 

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