angloamerican fullAnglo American Platinum (Amplats) announced on Wednesday that an employee had been fatally injured in a fall of ground incident at its Khuseleka Shaft, Thembelani Mine, on Friday, 3 June 2016.  

Anglo American Platinum CEO, Chris Griffith, commented:  “Our thoughts are with the family, friends and colleagues of the deceased and we are providing support and assistance to all involved. While the number of fall of ground incidents across the mining industry has decreased in recent years as a result of a wide range of changes that have been implemented to operating practices and safety controls, they still present a major risk and we continue to focus our energies on working towards zero harm for all our people.”

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