Harmony Gold shuts gold plant after fatal accident
The gold miner has suspended operations at Doornkop after a fatality at the plant's conveyor belt
Posted: Tuesday , 25 Aug 2009
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) -
South Africa's Harmony Gold Mining Co. suspended operations at its Doornkop Plant in South Africa on Monday after a fatality at the plant, the company said on Tuesday.
The worker died after an accident at the plant's conveyor belt on Monday, the company said in a statement.
Spokeswoman Esha Brijmohan told Reuters the company and government officials were investigating the cause of the accident, and work at the plant had been temporarily stopped. She said operations could resume within a day.
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