Miner dies in rockfall

2012-12-03 21:04

Johannesburg - An AngloGold Ashanti miner died in a rockfall, triggered by a seismic event, at its TauTona mine in Carletonville on Monday, the mining company said.

The mineral resources department had been notified and an inspection would take place on Tuesday, spokesperson Chris Nthite said in a statement.

Operations at the mine had been stopped as a precautionary measure.