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Harmony Gold's Elandsrand gold mine work suspended after fatality

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Harmony Gold Mining Co Ltd said a rockdrill operator has died in a fall of ground accident caused by a seismic event at its Elandsrand gold mine near Carletonville on Saturday morning. No other employees were seriously injured.


The incident occurred approximately 2780m below surface, the company said, adding the work has been stopped until investigations have been completed.


Harmony’s chief executive Graham Briggs and his management team express their sincere condolences to the family of the deceased and sympathy to those affected by the accident, it said.

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