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Tragedy at Mimosa Mine as miner is crushed to death by a rock

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Kwekwe Mine

Tragedy at Mimosa Mine as a miner is crushed to death by a rock. It is with deep regret that Mimosa Mining Company advises of a fatal accident at its mining location in Zvishavane.

First aid was promptly administered and Stephen was evacuated from the underground. Unfortunately, he passed on upon admission at the mine clinic.

On Tuesday the 24th of March 2020, Stephen Chizola (41) was barring down in 36 Level North when a rock fell and seriously injured him in the process.

Stephen was engaged as a Face Preparation Supervisor. He began his service with Mimosa on the 29th of August 2019. He leaves behind four children.

The Mimosa Board, management and staff would like to express their deepest and sincere condolences to Stephen’s family, his relatives and friends. A full investigation is now underway to determine the exact circumstances surrounding the accident.

Mimosa continues to urge all employees to exercise maximum diligence and reiterates its commitment to attaining ZERO HARM in all its activities.

Mimosa Mine statement

Source – Bulawayo24 News

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