Wescoal has reported the fatality of an employee belonging to Stefanutti Stocks Mining Services, a division of Stefanutti Stocks Pty Ltd, the mining contractor at Vanggatfontein mine.
The employee succumbed to his injuries following a vehicle incident that occurred at the mine during the night shift of Monday, 17 June 2019.
“Wescoal and Stefanutti Stocks Mining Services are saddened by the loss of one of our colleagues and wish to express our deepest and sincerest condolences to the deceased employee’s family, friends and colleagues,” says Reginald Demana, Wescoal CEO.
Wescoal and Stefanutti Stocks Mining Services remain committed to the safety of all workers and the objective of zero harm.
To understand the circumstances of this incident, an investigation involving the Department of Mineral Resources is currently underway.
Wescoal and Stefanutti Stocks Mining Services are jointly providing support and assistance to the family and all involved during this difficult time.