RBPlatANA reports that Royal Bafokeng Platinum on Monday announced that a mineworker who was injured last week during a mining accident at its Rasimone Platinum Mine in Rustenburg has since died.  

RBPlat said in a statement:  “RBPlat regrets to announce the death of an employee, Mr Thabang Clemente Frederick Mokone, at its BRPM North shaft.  Mr Mokone, employed as a Box Controller Assistant, was injured during a conveyor belt accident which occurred on Thursday, 12 May 2016.”  All conveyor belt operations have been suspended at BRPM North shaft pending a full investigation into the accident.


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