Sibanye breaks SA record for fatality-free gold operations

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Sibanye breaks SA record for fatality-free gold operations

Now 518 days without a death, compared to brutal days in 2018 when more than 20 people died

Allan Seccombe

From being one of SA’s worst performers on the mining safety front in 2018, Sibanye-Stillwater (https://www.sharenet.co.za/v3/quickshare.php?scode=SGL) has reached 10 million fatality-free shifts. 

It’s a remarkable comment on how a focus on safety led by CEO Neal Froneman, who came under intense scrutiny for Sibanye’s track record, can lead to change.

On January 24 the company was congratulated for its improved safety record by its fiercest critic, Joseph Mathunjwa, president of the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu)...

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