AMCU’s National Chairperson for Health and Safety Xolani Bokoloshe says a blast led to the ground collapse.
“According to the report received, at approximately 15:48 yesterday a suspected blasting incident happened at 3 North Shaft of Sibanye-Stillwater’s Beatrix operation close to Theunissen in the Free State. This led to a fall of ground which injured 5 mineworkers and killed one 1 who was the driver.”
Bokoloshe says this is the 14th death to have occurred this year alone.
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