Fatality at Sibanye’s Driefontein operations

There has been a fatality at Sibanye-Stillwater’s Driefontein operations, where a mine employee was killed while clearing a blocked ore pass.

Image credit: Sibanye-Stillwater

The incident occurred on the evening of 12 February 2018. ‘Sibanye-Stillwater expresses their deepest condolences to the deceased employee’s family, friends and colleagues,’ reads a statement from Sibanye.

According to Sibanye, investigations into the incident by Sibanye-Stillwater management together with the Department of Mineral Resources and other relevant stakeholders are underway. Operations in the affected area have been suspended while they investigate the incident.



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