Fatal accident at Zondereinde mine

The management of Northam reports, with deep regret, the death of an employee, Mr Antonio Alberto Bila, in a tramming accident some 1480 metres underground yesterday morning, Sunday 9 January 2011 at its Zondereinde mine in Limpopo Province.

Stoping operations at the mine have been suspended pending the conclusion of an internal investigation into the cause of the accident.

10 January 2011