UNDERGROUND MINING

Impala Platinum reflects on 'darkest day' after 12 killed in lift accident

South African miner Impala Platinum has confirmed that 12 miners were killed in a tragic shaft lift accident yesterday at its Impala Rustenburg mine.

 The incident occurred during a routine ascent - Credit: Impala Plats

The incident occurred during a routine ascent - Credit: Impala Plats

The company said 75 employees were initially hospitalised, with 13 in critical condition. One further miner died on Wednesday.  Impala Platinum Holdings chief executive Nico Muller said in a statement...

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