Press Statement dated 13 June 2018

The Minerals Council South Africa heard with deep sadness of the accident at Sibanye-Stillwater’s Kloof Ikamva shaft on Monday 11 June 2018 which has claimed the lives of four people. Rescue and recovery activities continue to locate one remaining employee who is still missing.

The Minerals Council extends its condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of the deceased and offers its hopes to the family of the missing miner for his safe return. And it again offers appreciation to the brave members of Mines Rescue Services for their work.

Work between Minerals Council members to strive for best practice in all areas will continue, as will the industry’s quest, in close co-operation with unions and government, for the goal of zero harm.

Issued by Minerals Council South Africa (previously known as Chamber of Mines)