Man dies in Free State mine accident

2012-07-17 19:10

Johannesburg - A miner died in an accident at Unisel mine, near Welkom in the Free State, on Tuesday morning, Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited said.

It was not clear what caused the accident, said spokesperson Henrika Basterfield.

"Investigations are currently underway to establish the cause of the accident," she said, adding that operations had been stopped until investigations were completed.

Harmony CEO Graham Briggs and his management team expressed their condolences to the miner's family and colleagues.