Sibanye-Stillwater’s head of gold operations, Shadwick Bessit, has succumbed to complications arising from Covid-19, costing the world’s largest source of platinum group metals (PGM) one of its most senior and long-serving employees.

Bessit, who died on January 16, joined Sibanye when it was formed by the unbundling of three large gold mining operations in SA by Gold Fields in 2013...

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