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Business Maverick: DEATH ON THE MINES: South Africa’s mine safety record takes a knock as fatalities spike


Nov 2, 2021

Safety on South Africa’s mines has suffered a setback after years of significant improvement. According to the Minerals Council South Africa, as of 28 October, the number of fatalities at the country’s mines stood at 55 compared to 43 at the same time last year. Disruptions related to the pandemic have been cited as a key reason for this regression. 

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