Atlatsa Resources Corporation - Fatal accident at Bokoni Mine

JOHANNESBURG, Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Atlatsa Resources Corporation ("Atlatsa" or the "Company") announces with deep regret that a contract miner was fatally injured in a fall of ground accident at the Company's Bokoni Platinum Mine Vertical Shaft yesterday, Tuesday, 6 August 2013.

The South African Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) has completed its inspection and issued a section 54 safety stoppage notice at Bokoni's Vertical Shaft operation. Further updates will be provided to the market in due course.

The board of directors and management of the Company and Bokoni Platinum Mines extend their condolences to both the family and colleagues of the deceased contractor.

This fatality comes at a time when Bokoni's safety record has been steadily improving over the past 15 months with two million fatality free shifts achieved on 3 August, 2013.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. The NYSE MKT LLC has neither approved nor disapproved the contents of this press release.


SOURCE Atlatsa Resources Corporation



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