Crime & Accidents News
04 May 2018

Westonaria – Sibanye-Stillwater regrets to report that following a seismic event at approximately 13h30 on Thursday afternoon, 3 May, which caused a fall of ground in an operating stope at its Masakhane mine, Driefontein operations on the West Rand, 13 employees were unaccounted for. 

Mine rescue teams were immediately mobilised and three employees have been located and have been interacting with the rescue teams. All efforts are being made to locate the 10 employees who remain unaccounted for, and safely recover all the affected employees.

The Department of Mineral Resources and all the unions have been informed and representatives are on site assisting with the rescue efforts.

Media release: James Wellsted, Sibanye Stillwater

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