Harmony Gold reports mine fatality
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Kusasalethu gold mine is one of the world’s deepest. (Image courtesy of Harmony Gold.)
South Africa’s Harmony Gold on Monday reported a fatality at its Kusasalethu mine 90 kilometres west of Johannesburg after a fall-of-ground accident.
The accident occurred on Dec.15 following a “seismic event”, the company said in a statement. Internal investigations are underway, it added.
Harmony reported 13 fatalities in its 2022 financial year to June 30, up from 11 work-related deaths reported the previous year. The company has so far reported three fatalities during the first six months of the current financial year.
(By Nelson Banya)