Astron Energy South Africa can confirm that an incident occurred at its Milnerton Refinery at approximately 4.00am on 2 July 2020. Astron Energy immediately activated its emergency response procedures and notified the relevant authorities. The resultant fire has been contained and all work on the plant has been suspended. Our priority is to ensure the safety of all those on site and further information will provided as soon as we have confirmed the details.

For further information, contact Suzanne Pullinger Media and Communications Advisor for Astron Energy on (021) 403 7911 or email: media@astronenergy.co.za