Platinum miner Lonmin announced that a locomotive driver was killed in a mudslide at its Rowland shaft in Marikana on Monday.

No other employees were injured in the incident.

An investigation into the accident has begun, in conjunction with the Department of Mineral Resources and unions.

Top Stories:

EFF threatens mine shutdown if memorandum demands are not met

New DRC mining regulations could encourage corruption

AAMIG calls for increased Australian government focus on mining in Africa