Mineral Resources and Energy Minister, Gwede Mantashe is expected to visit Impala Platinum Mine in Rustenburg on Tuesday morning.This comes after 11 people died in a work related accident on Monday.
The department’s Nathi Shabangu says Mantashe, who was in Cape Town, is expected at the mine around 10 AM. Impala Platinum says a number of people sustained serious injuries.
Indications are that a winder rope at the company’s 11 shaft snapped. This rope is connected to a personnel conveyer, which hoists employees up and down the shaft.
In other news – Sonia Mbele reveals her leg broke after an accident
Sonia Mbele reveals breaking her leg during a freak accident at home. The actress and producer told ZiMoja that she can’t walk, hence she will be home till the end of the year.
I am home for the rest of the year,” Sonia says that she slipped and fell down the stairs, resulting in her breaking her leg. “I am still in pain but I will be fine. Read more