Four mineworkers die at Sibanye-Stillwater mines

Concerns about mine safety are back in the spotlight after four workers died at Sibanye-Stillwater mines in the past week. Mining Analyst Peter Major discusses safety measures in the industry. Courtesy #DStv403 #eNCA

JOHANNESBURG - Another tragedy has hit Sibanye-Stillwater. Four employees have died in two separate incidents.

This just days after a miner lost his life and four others were injured at the Beatrix mine in Free State.

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On Friday, three miners were killed at the same mine in a trackless mobile machinery accident and at a Rustenburg mine, one worker died in a fall of ground.

Sibanye-Stillwater has sent its condolences to the families of the deceased.

The company said any loss of life is unacceptable and all efforts are being made to address the increase in fatal safety incidents.


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