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Last of 3,200 trapped workers emerge from S. African mine
Government officials announced that the Elandsrand mine, one of the top producers in the world's leading gold mining nation, would stay shut for at least six weeks while experts studied what caused a pipe to break and crash down the main shaft Wednesday, knocking out the elevator.
Harmony halts gold production at Elandsrand after miner
Jan 19, 2009Harmony Gold Mining Corporation confirmed today (January 19th) that it has halted production at its Elandsrand mine in South Africa following the death of a worker.The company, which is the third largest producer of the yellow metal in Africa, decided to cease operations following the incident yesterday, which was caused by a "seismic event".Chief operating officer Alwyn Pretorius revealed
Mining at Elandsrand is undertaken using conventional mining methods in a sequential grid layout. Work on the project is currently focussed on accessing and opening up areas of the new mine and the development and construction of the necessary support infrastructure. Ore mined at Elandsrand is treated at the Elandsrand Plant.
Elandsrand (Afrikaans for "elk ridge") is a small mining town approximately 10 km (6 mi) outside Carletonville next to Blyvooruitzicht.. Trapped miners event of October 2007. On 3 October 2007, 3,200 mine workers were trapped in the gold mine after an accident blocked a deep (2.2 km) shaft near the
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Elandsrand Mine Mining News MiningWeekly. Harmony's Elandsrand mine to close for up to 6 weeks after accident The Elandsrand mine, where thousands of Harmony Gold's workers were been trapped underground after Wednesday's accident would remain closed for between three and six weeks, the company said on Thursday afternoon.
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"Elandsrand Gold Mine" in South Africa, Gold Producer
"Elandsrand Gold Mine" is a producer deposit site in South Africa Territory, South Africa. It is a large deposit, located in the Far West Rand (West Wits Line) Of Witwatersrand Goldfields mining district and is not considered to be of world class significance. 1 Gold, uranium, and pge deposits are documented at "Elandsrand Gold Mine."