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Sibanye StillwaterANA reports that Sibanye-Stillwater said on Tuesday it had suspended mining operations at its Kloof Ikamva shaft for a day of mourning after four mineworkers died underground.  

The precious metal producer on Tuesday located the body of a fourth mineworker killed at the shaft near Westonaria, following a suspected gas and heat incident.  Three mineworkers died on Monday.  Sibanye said the search for a fifth employee continued and it would issue further updates when more information became available.  It said specialised proto teams had been working through the night to locate and retrieve the employee, but it was uncertain how long the process would take.  A thorough investigation would be undertaken into the incident, the company added.  Kloof mine is a shallow to ultra-deep level gold mine consisting of five producing shaft complexes

  • Read this report in full at Mining Weekly
  • Read too, Questions get louder as 2018 mining death toll rises, at Timeslive

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