A mineworker died at Lonmin’s Rowland shaft in Marikana near Rustenburg in the North West, the company said on Monday.
“It is with great regret that Lonmin Plc confirms the passing of Mr Fanelekile Giyama, a loco operator at Rowland shaft, following a box hole incident on Saturday, [7 May 2016]. No other employees were injured in the incident,” Lonmin said in a statement.
“An investigation into the accident has begun, in conjunction with the department of mineral resources and unions.”
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