IMP - Implats - Final Update - Fatal Incident At Impala Platinum`s 14 Shaft
Impala Platinum Holdings Limited
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)
(Registration No. 1957/001979/06)
JSE Share Code : IMP
LSE Share Code : IPLA
ADR Code : IMPUY
("Implats" or "the Company")
FINAL UPDATE - FATAL INCIDENT AT IMPALA PLATINUM`S 14 SHAFT
Yesterday Implats announced a major fall of ground incident which occurred at
approximately 12:00pm on 20 July 2009 in one of the mechanised panels at 14
Shaft in Rustenburg. Sadly, we are now in a position to confirm that all nine
employees trapped by the rock fall were fatally injured and have been recovered
from the shaft complex.
We are presently in the process of informing the families in consultation with
the National Union of Mine Workers.
We have set aside Friday, 24 July 2009, as a day of mourning across our
21 July 2009
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