Worker dies at Harmony mine

2010-10-21 14:17
Johannesburg - A worker died in an accident at Harmony Gold's Kusasalethu mine in Carletonville on Wednesday, the company said.

"The accident occurred at approximately 22:20 last night (Wednesday) when the rigging crews were busy moving equipment in the shaft," the company said in a statement on Thursday.

"Hoisting operations have temporarily been stopped until such time as an investigation into the accident has been completed."

Harmony's chief executive Graham Briggs and his management team expressed their sincere condolences to the family of the dead worker.

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