Three miners die at Buffelsfontein

Simmer and Jack Mines on Wednesday reported that a fall of ground at its Buffelsfontein Gold Mine in the North West Province on Tuesday has claimed the life of all three employees who were trapped underground.

Mine overseer, Johannes Hendrik Naude (43) of Klerksdorp and shift bosses Adriaan JP Zietsman (37) of Orkney and Steven Grobbelaar (24), also of Klerksdorp, died following a fall of ground that took place at the mine’s Number Five Shaft, on 27 level.

The men were engaged in a routine inspection at the time of the incident.

Simmers said the mine’s Number Five Shaft remains closed pending an investigation into the incident.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Safety business opportunity

SHEQafrica Corporate Services is selling all its domain names as part of its closing down sale. Below is a list of the domain names related to SHEQ and they are all available at the Final Closing Down price of R1 995,00 each. Some of the domains have active websites. […]

Cygma hands over SACS for outstanding hosting fees

Internet Service Provider,  Cygma has commenced with court action to claim liquidated damages from SHEQAfrica Corporate Services(Pty)Ltd for outstanding hosting fees. This comes after The High Option Ltd. withdraw their Line of Credit to SACS. THO has been guaranteeing the hosting fees for 12 months and has withdrawn its LOC with effect 21 March 2021. […]