Sibanye accident claims two lives

Two mine employees trapped underground Sibanye-Stillwater’s Kloof mine have passed away following a fall of ground incident.

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Image credit: Sibanye-Stillwater

According to a statement by Sibanye, the fall of ground incident that took place at Kloof Operations’ Ikamva 4 Shaft in the early hours of Wednesday 7 February, has claimed the lives of two miners. ‘Sibanye-Stillwater expresses their deepest condolences to the deceased employees’ family, friends and colleagues,’ the statement reads.

Operations in the affected area have been suspended pending an investigation into the incident by Sibanye-Stillwater management together with the Department of Mineral Resources and other relevant stakeholders.


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