Four contractor employees of Sibanye-Stillwater, one of the world’s biggest precious metals miners, died in an accident at its Burnstone project near Balfour in Mpumalanga on Thursday. The incident followed the collapse of a newly constructed surface waste rock conveyor.

The company, valued at R114.6bn on the JSE, said on Friday that five contractor employees were installing the head pulley of the conveyor infrastructure when the accident happened...

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