Another miner killed at Sibanye Stillwater: NUM

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FILE PHOTO: Mine workers employed at Sibanye Gold's Masimthembe shaft operate a drill in Westonaria.

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa&39;s National Union of Mineworkers said on Monday it was deeply concerned that another worker had died at Sibanye-Stillwater&39;s Khuseleka operation in Rustenburg last Friday.

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"Since January this year, 16 mineworkers have died so far in the mining industry and five fatalities happened at Sibanye Stillwater," the union&39;s health and safety chairperson Peter Bailey said.

"We calling for more serious intervention to take place at Sibanye Stillwater operations in South Africa. We will end up in a situation where workers are killed and it becomes normal."

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