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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