So. Africa: Two miners confirmed dead & four rescued at AngloGold Ashanti’s Mponeng Mine following a rockfall

Author: Nyiko Mahundla, African Mining Brief (South Africa), Published on: 8 November 2017

"Two miners confirmed dead, four rescued at AngloGold Ashanti’s Mponeng Mine", 3 Oct 2017. Two miners have been confirmed dead following a rockfall at a mine near Carletonville on Thursday morning (2nd November 2017), News 24 reported. According to AngloGold Ashanti spokesperson, Chris Nthite,after finding one body,  a second one had been retrieved from the Mponeng Mine near Carletonville on Johannesburg’s West Rand, following a rockfall which saw eight miners trapped underground...Safety has been a sticky issue in South African mining sector, with the Department of Mineral Resources ordering mines to conduct a safety shutdown , when it identifies breaches, at times...

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Related companies: AngloGold Ashanti