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    Musina, 22 September 2023 – The Murray & Roberts Group mourns the loss of its 17 Murray & Roberts Cementation employees, following the tragic road accident on Sunday afternoon (17 September 2023).

    Our focus continues to be on providing support and counselling to the families of the deceased, our injured employees and employees at site. During the week, Murray & Roberts Cementation leadership spent time with the families of the deceased, who travelled to Musina for purposes of identifying their loved ones.

    In instances where bodies were not easily identifiable, DNA testing was conducted, and the results are expected within three to four weeks. We ask that the families’ privacy be respected, as the names of the deceased will only be released with the consent of the families. 

    We again offer our deepest condolences to the families of all those who lost their lives and those who were injured and impacted by this tragic accident. 

    Murray & Roberts once again extends a note of appreciation to the Department of Health, Department of Transport and Community Safety, Department of Social Development, and our business partner, De Beers Group, who have been very supportive and helpful during this difficult period.

    The emergency call centre has now been closed, however families and friends are still able to contact the Murray & Roberts Cementation switchboard on 011 201 5000 for any queries going forward.

    For information, please contact:

    Ed Jardim
    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:

    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