Thirteen South African miners were trapped underground in a gold mine on Thursday after a cave-in, operator Sibanye-Stillwater said. The firm said it had made contact with three of the workers trapped in the Masakhane mine and had mobilised rescue teams. “All efforts are being made to locate the 10 employees who remain unaccounted for, […]
The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) have called for a Mine Safety Summit after another mineworker was killed at one of Sibanye-Stillwater’s operations.
Labour analyst Mamokgethi Molopyane says Sibanye-Stillwater’s Beatrix gold mine will have to justify why their backup generators did not kick-in when the electricity was off.
Family members of some trapped mine workers have arrived at the Sibanye-Stillwater Beatrix mine outside Theunissen in the Free State.
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) says they are concerned about the health of hundreds of miners who remain trapped below surface at Sibanye-Stillwater Beatrix mine near Theunissen in the Free State.