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    Musina, 19 September 2023 – Following the emergency incident report from the tragic road accident on Sunday (17 September) afternoon, we can confirm that 20 people sadly lost their lives in the head-on collision. Seventeen (17) are Murray & Roberts Cementation employees, the bus driver from Hope Transport, the truck driver and a passenger in the truck.

    Our focus continues to be on providing the necessary support and counselling to our employees. We will be visiting families of the deceased and providing the necessary support for them to travel to Musina to commence with the process to identify their loved ones.

    We are appreciative of the support we have received from the Limpopo Provincial and local governments of Musina and Blouberg and our business partner, De Beers Group. We again offer our deepest condolences to the families of those who have lost their lives and those who were injured and impacted by this tragic accident.   

    We have set up an emergency call centre through which family members and friends may contact us regarding this tragic incident. The contact numbers are 015 575 2524 or 015 575 2906.

    Our four (4) injured employees are in a stable condition and continue to receive excellent medical treatment. We wish them a speedy recovery.


    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:

    1. Africa:
    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