Acacia reports fatality at North Mara’s Gokona deposit

ACACIA Mining said an employee had been killed on June 11 in an accident at the Gokona deposit of its North Mara mine in Tanzania.

“Sadock Crispin Tindahinile passed away as a result of an accident which involved a reversing vehicle at the Gokona deposit,” said the company in an announcement. “The incident occurred at approximately 8.45 am on 11 June 2018.

“There were no other injuries reported. Investigations into the incident are underway and all relevant authorities have been informed,” it added. Peter Geleta, Acacia’s interim CEO, and the Acacia team “… express their sincere condolences to the family and colleagues of the deceased,” the company said.