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AngloGold Ashanti employee killed in accident
AngloGold Ashanti employee killed in accidentAn AngloGold Ashanti employee was killed in an accident at the Mponeng mine in Carletonville, the company said on Wednesday.   "The deceased, a scraper winch operator, was fatally injured in a fall of ground incident yesterday [Tuesday]", said spokesman Chris Nthite.   On Wednesday, an in loco inspection was conducted and the department of mineral resources was notified.   "In the meantime, stoping and development activities have been suspended," said Nthite.   The company conveyed their condolences to the employee's family.   ANN7.com
AngloGold Ashanti miner killed in rockfall
AngloGold Ashanti miner killed in rockfall A miner has been killed in an underground accident at Mponeng Mine in Carletonville, AngloGold Ashanti said on Saturday. "The [department of mineral resources] has been notified and an in loco inspection was carried out," it said in a statement. "In the meantime, management ha
Harmony warns of safety risks posed by illegal mining
Harmony warns of safety risks posed by illegal mining Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited ('Harmony') advises that management has decided to take serious action to tackle illegal mining at its Kusasalethu mine. The initiative has been stepped up following the outbreak of a fire at the mine yesterday afternoon, which is believed to have been cause
Lonmin announces mining a year without any fatalities
Lonmin announces mining a year without any fatalities Platinum mining company Lonmin has gone a full year without a death at its operations, it said on Wednesday.   "This important safety milestone was reached on Monday 27 October 2014, the same day that the Lonmin mining operations clocked up six million fatality free shifts," s
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