TNMC found guilty of worker�s fatal death

Tati Nickel Mining Company
Tati Nickel Mining Company

FRANCISTOWN: The Chief magistrate here, Gaedupe Makgatho has ruled that Tati Nickel Mining Company (TNMC) was negligent in the accident that claimed the life of Ntsesang Raditsebe, 30, on its premises.

Raditsebe, who met his fatal death on August 15, 2013, was employed by Aveng Moolmans, which was sub-contracted by TNMC at its Phoenix operations.

Makgatho made the judgment in the inquest hearing of a fatal mine accident versus TNMC yesterday. The inquest hearing was convened following Raditsebe’s death. In his judgment, Makgatho said that on the day the accident occurred, Raditsebe had resumed his duties at the mine at around 11pm, where he operated a bulldozer. He was supposed to be assisted by a spotter.

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