JOHANNESBURG, Feb. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - Atlatsa Resources Corporation ("Atlatsa") (TSX: ATL; JSE: ATL) deeply regrets to report the death of Ms Ramadimetja Degrecia Phaladi at Bokoni Platinum Mines Proprietary Limited ("Bokoni Mine"). Ms Phaladi, who was employed as an artisan assistant at the Brakfontein shaft was sadly involved in a utility vehicle accident at the shaft. Her co-passenger, Ms Topase Suzan Bhembe remains in hospital and is in a critical but stable condition.
Bokoni Mine management and the Department of Mineral Resources are investigating the fatal incident. Whilst the investigation is ongoing, all operations related to the use of trackless equipment at the Brakfontein shaft have been suspended. Other operations at Bokoni Mine remain unaffected.
The Atlatsa board of directors and management extend their condolences to Ms Phaladi's family and friends.
SOURCE Atlatsa Resources Corporation