Minerals department supports efforts to resume Lily Mine operations


JOHANNESBURG, February 5 – South Africa’s department of mineral resources on Tuesday noted the third anniversary of an accident at Lily Mine in Mpumalanga which trapped three workers whose bodies have still not been recovered.

Pretty Nkambule, Solomon Nyirenda and Yvonne Mnisi were trapped underground when the lamp-room in which they were working in collapsed and remains underground.

“The department supports all efforts to ensure the new owners are able to resume operations and find the container, so their families and loved ones can have closure,” the minerals department said in a statement.

– African News Agency (ANA)