Aquarius Platinum: 1,000,000 fatality-free shifts at both Kroondal and Everest


Aquarius Platinum: 1,000,000 fatality-free shifts at both Kroondal and Everest
Thursday , 10 Mar 2011
Aquarius Platinum South Africa (Proprietary) Limited ("AQPSA") is pleased to announce that two of its operations have simultaneously achieved one million fatality-free shifts.
The Everest Mine reached this milestone on 1 March 2011 for the first time since commencing operations in 2004, while the Kroondal Mine achieved it once again on 4 March 2011.
Anton Lubbe, Managing Director of AQPSA, said:
"I am very pleased with the strong safety performance at both of these key AQPSA operations, and my thanks go to the management and staff of both Everest and Kroondal. The million shifts at Everest represent 34 months of fatality-free operations, while at Kroondal this was achieved in six months. AQPSA considers the safety of its mines to be a paramount concern, and we continue to work to ensure that production at our operations is accomplished as safely as possible.
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