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Operations resume at Zondereinde mine


The management of Northam Platinum advises that underground operations at the Zondereinde mine were resumed last night, Tuesday 14 June. Employees embarked on the night shift after Minister Zwane’s visit to the operation and after the SAPS disclosing yesterday the arrest of a number of suspects for the death of two Zondereinde employees last week.

Northam management has congratulated the SAPS on the swift success of their investigations and has committed to further assistance, if required, as the law takes its course. Northam chief executive Paul Dunne has welcomed the resumption of operations at Zondereinde and said, “We are grateful for Minister Zwane’s intervention in this matter and are  encouraged by the progress that the SAPS investigations has delivered in a relatively short period.”