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JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – TSX-listed Platinum Group Metals (PTM) on Tuesday resumed operations at its Western Bushveld Joint Venture Project 1 platinum mine after a two-week Section 54 stoppage.

The Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) halted activities at the mine on February 14 after an undisclosed incident at the site and pending compliance with the instructions in the department-issued safety notice.

“A thorough investigation of the recent incident is continuing with the objectives of finding all of the causes of the incident and improving safety going forward,” the company said in a statement.

The company resumed mine building operations and underground development with “diligent attention to the instructions of the DMR inspectors”.

Edited by: Chanel de Bruyn

 

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