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Impala suspends operations after fatal accident

The mine says operations have been suspended for two days to mourn the tragic loss of their colleagues.

FILE: Impala Platinum's Marula mine in Limpopo. Picture: www.implats.co.za.

JOHANNESBURG - Impala Platinum has suspended operations at its Rustenburg mine after the latest casualty since the industry wide strike ended in July.

In the latest incident a miner died on Friday, bringing to four, the number of deaths at the mine since workers returned to their posts.

The mine says operations have been suspended for two days to mourn the tragic loss of their colleagues and to double efforts in prioritising health and safety measures.

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