Miner killed at Harmony’s Kusasalethu

Harmony Gold Mining has confirmed that one of its employees died on 6 June at its Kusasalethu operation near Carletonville, Gauteng province – its fifth death in a month. The miner called the accident an “engineering-related incident” that occurred during the afternoon hours local time, though it did not release further details. The death was on the same day as…

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Four deaths reported at Harmony Gold’s Kusasalethu

South African operator Harmony Gold has confirmed the deaths of four of its employees after an incident at its Kusasalethu operation in the Gauteng province. Officials said 9 May the event near Carletonville was an “infrastructure maintenance-related incident” but did not provide further details. It also did not identify the names or positions of any of the four killed on…

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Worker killed at Harmony mine

Harmony Gold has confirmed a fatality at its Kusasalethu gold mine near Carletonville, Gauteng province, South Africa, after a 10 December incident, and government officials have now called for action in the wake of a trend of deaths in the region. The unidentified worker was killed in a winch-related incident, after which the affected area suspended work pending an investigation.…

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Harmony Gold confirms newest mine fatality

Harmony Gold, which has had a number of miner deaths this year across its portfolio, has confirmed a new fatality at its Doornkop mine near Soweto, Gauteng province, South Africa. A shaft-related incident occurred on Oct. 13, though the company did not disclose the victim’s identity or additional details. “We are deeply concerned about the unfortunate incidents at our mines…

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Harmony Gold confirms two worker deaths

South African gold producer Harmony Gold has confirmed the deaths of two of its workers at the Kusasalethu mine near Carletonville, Gauteng province following a “seismic event” that led to a ground fall. The company said the incident occurred during the early morning hours of Oct. 21 local time. The identities of the fallen have not been released. The miner…

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Harmony Gold confirms ground fall fatality

South African operator Harmony Gold has offered confirmation but little in the way of details regarding a September 1 death at its Mponeng mine near Carletonville, in the Gauteng province. Company officials said the fatality was the result of a fall of ground and that operations in the affected section were suspended. Authorities are investigating the event. Harmony did not…

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