Platinum miner Zimplats reports fatality at Ngwarati Mine


Zimbabwe Platinum miner Zimplats reported that an employee of one of its contractors sustained fatal injuries when a high wall collapsed at the Ngwarati Mine in Mhondoro-Ngezi.

The incident, which occurred on Sunday, 14 February 2021, claimed the life of Mr Kudzanayi Manyonganis, who was retrieving equipment at the time of the incident.

Zimplats said Mr Manyonganise was an employee of Eazi Access, a contractor company at the mine, adding that a full investigation into the incident is currently underway.

“Zimplats has offered its full support and is working closely with Mr Manyonganise’s family and his employer during this difficult time,” the company said in a statement.

“The Zimplats board of directors and management team remain committed to ensuring a safe working environment at all its operations.

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