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24 Apr 2015

News 24 (So. Africa)

Ghana: 3 employees of China Gold Resources die, others injured following mine accident

'3 dead in Ghana gold mine accident', 24 Apr 2015: Three people have died and 14 others required medical treatment after inhaling toxic fumes at a gold mine in Ghana...said…spokesperson for…Shaanxi Mining Company, Maxwell Wooma. The firm, a subsidiary of the China Gold Resources Company, said…[a]n investigation has been launched…the company said those affected were two groups of underground "cleaners" tasked with cleaning rock particles after blasting in the mine…Wooma [said]…"We adhere strictly to the mining regulations and safety standards for the five to six years that we have been operating…this mine."…