Fire incident at Rössing Final Product Recovery (FPR) plant
(12 February 2015)

At approximately one o'clock this afternoon a fire incident at the Final Product Recovery (FPR) plant of Rössing was reported to the mine's emergency response services. The emergency response teams responded to bring the situation under control. Affected employees were evacuated and the fire was extinguished. As a precautionary method, the fire brigades of Swakopmund and Arandis were alerted to render support if necessary. There were no injuries to employees. The origin and cause of the fire and possible damage to equipment or the FPR building is currently being assessed. Mining operations in areas not affected by the incident continue as normal.

Issued by Rössing Uranium

Botha Ellis
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Alwyn Lubbe
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