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TRAGIC ROAD ACCIDENT NEAR VENETIA MINE RESULTS IN MULTIPLE MURRAY & ROBERTS EMPLOYEE FATALITIES – MEDIA STATEMENT 1
Musina, 18 September 2023 – On Sunday afternoon, 17 September, at approximately 16:00, a bus carrying Murray & Roberts employees traveling to the Venetia mine was involved in a head-on collision.
The two vehicles caught alight and emergency services’ preliminary reports indicate that eighteen (18) of the Group’s employees, along with the driver of the other vehicle, sadly lost their lives, with four (4) seriously injured and rushed to hospital.
We offer our deepest condolences to the families of those who have lost their lives, injured and in any way impacted by this tragic accident. Our focus is on providing the necessary support to our employees and their families during this very difficult time.
The incident is currently under investigation and further details will be provided at a later stage.
For information, please contact:
Group Investor and Media Executive
About Murray & Roberts
Murray & Roberts is a leading engineering and contracting group of companies and focuses its expertise and capacity on delivering sustainable project engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, operations and maintenance solutions.
The Group delivers its capabilities into the resources (metals & minerals), industrial, energy and water sectors.
The Group disposed of its infrastructure businesses in April 2017 and no longer delivers any civil and building construction projects.
Murray & Roberts is headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa, and is listed on the JSE Limited. It has offices in:
a. South Africa, Zambia and Ghana
2. Australasia: a. Australia
3. North America:
a. USA and Canada
Murray & Roberts is a group of world-class companies and brands aligned to the same purpose and vision, and guided by the same set of values.
For more information about Murray & Roberts, please visit www.murrob.com