September 24, 2017

5 people still missing after geotech failure at KOV Open Pit Mine

The search for the remaining five individuals continues led by 20 search and rescue professionals. All available resources have been allocated to the team. The Company continues to work closely with the relevant authorities and is providing all the necessary support for the families of the affected individuals.

Hugh Stoyell, Chairman of Katanga, commented:  “Our immediate thoughts are with the families and friends of the colleagues who have died or remain missing as a result of this tragic incident. Our highly trained search and rescue teams are doing everything possible to locate our five colleagues who we believe are still in the incident zone. The senior management team and I are ensuring that every possible resource is made available to support the ongoing search.”

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