AQUARIUS PLATINUM LIMITED: Fatal Accident at Kroondal Platinum Mine Kwezi Shaft
AQUARIUS PLATINUM LIMITED: Fatal Accident at Kroondal Platinum Mine Kwezi Shaft AQUARIUS PLATINUM LIMITED
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25 March 2013
Fatal Accident at Kroondal Platinum Mine Kwezi Shaft
Aquarius Platinum Limited ("Aquarius" or the "Company") deeply regrets to advise that an employee of a contractor to Aquarius Platinum (South Africa) (Pty) Limited was fatally injured in a fall of ground incident at approximately 08:00 on 25 March 2013. There were no other injuries.
The Aquarius board and management express their sincere condolences to the family of the deceased. The name of the deceased is being withheld until the next of kin have been informed.
The investigation into the cause of the accident will start this afternoon. Management is in close communication with employee associations and unions, as well as the Department of Mineral Resources. Operations at Kwezi shaft have been suspended.
For further information please contact:
Jean Nel - CEO
Willi Boehm - Company Secretary
or visit: www.aquariusplatinum.com
Aquarius Platinum Limited ● Clarendon House ● 2 Church Street ● Hamilton HMCX Bermuda
Telephone: +61 8 9367 5211
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