Two Fatalities Confirmed at Stillwater Mine in Montana

Two fatalities have now been confirmed following an accident at the Stillwater Mine in Montana. Reports first came out Wednesday night that an accident took place.

A spokesman for the Stillwater Mine released the following details:

It is with deep sadness that we confirm the loss of two of our fellow colleagues in a vehicle-related accident while working underground at the Stillwater Mine at about 2 p.m. on Wednesday, June 9, 2021.  An investigation is underway, and we are working closely with our safety regulators to determine the cause of the accident.

At Sibanye-Stillwater, we value safety above all else.  Our thoughts and prayers go out to everyone impacted by this tragic event and we are providing required support to the families and other affected by this tragic incident.

Reports of an accident were first confirmed by the Stillwater County Sheriffs Office on Wednesday night on both KULR8 and KTVQ-TV.

Our thoughts and prayers definitely go out to all of the families, friends, and co-workers impacted by this tragedy. Anyone who lives in the Billings, Laurel, and Columbus areas certainly has friends or family that works at the mine.

According to KTVQ-TV, “Sibanye-Stillwater is the only primary producer of platinum and palladium in North America. Based in

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