JOHANNESBURG, Feb. 10, 2017 /CNW/ - Atlatsa Resources Corporation ("Atlatsa" or the "Company") (TSX: ATL; JSE: ATL) regrets to announce the death of an employee at its Bokoni Platinum Mine's Middelpunt Hill shaft section (MPH).
The deceased, Mr. Carladas Khosa (a team leader), was fatally injured in a fall of ground incident on Tuesday, 7 February, 2017. The Company offers its condolences to Mr Khosa's family, friends and colleagues. Mr Khosa's family is being supported by the Company at this time.
An investigation into the incident has been conducted by South Africa's Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) and a Section 54 work stoppage order has been issued in respect of mining operations at MPH, until such time as the appropriate remedial action has been taken by the mine to the satisfaction of the DMR.
On behalf of Atlatsa
Chief Commercial Officer
Office: +27 11 779 6800
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