- February 18, 2021
- Posted in LOCAL
ZIMPLATS has named the victim of the Highwall collapse that occurred on the 14th of February as Mr. Kudzanayi Manyonganise.
Kudzanayi Manyonganise a contractor with Eazi Access lost his life whilst retrieving equipment. In a statement, the Platium giant announced that it offered its full support and is working closely with Mr. Manyonganise’s family and his employer during this difficult time.
Below is the statement in full;
“Zimplats regrets to report a fatal injury when a high wall collapsed at its Ngwarati Mine box-cut on Sunday, 14 February 2021.
The board of directors and management team have extended their sincere condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Mr Kudzanayi Manyonganise.
Mr Manyonganise was an employee of Eazi Access, a contractor company at the mine, and was retrieving equipment at the time of the incident. A full investigation into the incident is currently underway.
Zimplats has offered its full support and is working closely with Mr Manyonganise’s family and his employer during this difficult time.
The Zimplats board of directors and management team remain committed to ensuring a safe working environment at all its operations.”