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Fatal accident at Impala Rustenburg

Impala’s Rustenburg
operation “’ scene of
this week’s fatal
Johannesburg, South Africa — MININGREVIEW.COM — 23 September 2009 – Impala Platinum Holdings Limited (Implats) “’ the world’s second largest platinum producer “’ reports that following a fall of ground one of its employees lost his life at Number 8 Shaft at the company’s Rustenburg operation.

In a statement released here Implats said that the incident had occurred at approximately 23:30 on Monday night. Both the Implats board and management extended their deepest sympathy and condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of the deceased.

The statement added that all tramming and blasting operations had been suspended at Number 8 Shaft. Implats’ management and the DMR were currently investigating the incident.

Implats said no further information could be released by the company until the next of kin had been informed and an investigation completed.