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Gold Fields' Kloof Mine
 
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Daily podcast – November 3, 2009 Audio Available

A mineworker at Gold Fields' Kloof mine, near Carletonville, died during the Monday night shift; and Zambia's Chambishi Metals will restart production this week.
3rd November 2009
 
MINE HEALTH

AngloGold Ashanti reports Tau Lekoa fatality

Gold producer AngloGold Ashanti on Thursday reported that a night shift cleaner at the company’s Tau Lekoa mine, in the North West Province, had been fatally injured when two locomotives collided at a cross cut, 1 350 m below surface. AngloGold...
21st May 2009
 
Drilling, tunnelling and shaftsinking

Drill speeds up development and secondary drilling

Mining and construction specialist company Sandvik has developed a second generation single-boom hydraulic drill system, mounted on an underground locomotive, that is being extensively trialled at two gold mines owned by gold-miner Gold Fields....
17th April 2009
 
HEALTH & SAFETY

Gold Fields reopens Kloof section after fatality

The main shaft headgear section at Gold Fields’ Kloof mine, in Carletonville, had reopened on Monday, spokesperson Marritt Claasen confirmed on Tuesday. The gold-miner had reported early on Monday morning that the section was still closed after a...
24th February 2009
 
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Daily podcast – February 23, 2009 Audio Available

Headgear In today's podcast: African Rainbow Minerals triples its headline earnings; and the main shaft headgear section at Gold Fields' Kloof mine, in Carlentonville, remains closed after a worker fell to his death on Saturday.
23rd February 2009
 
HEALTH & SAFETY

Section of Gold Fields’ Kloof mine closed after death

The main shaft headgear section at Gold Fields’ Kloof mine, in Carletonville, remained closed on Monday morning, after a worker fell to his death on Saturday. Spokesperson Marritt Claasen confirmed that a worker had died after falling from the...
23rd February 2009
 
SAFETY

Gold Fields, AngloGold report fatalities at SA mines

TTwo mineworkers have lost their lives at Gold Fields' Kloof mine, and another at AngloGold Ashanti's Tau Tona operation, the companies reported. The fatality at Kloof occured after a seismic event measuring 1,2 on the Richter scale caused a fall...
26th June 2008
 
SOLIDARITY

Company Announcement: Mine fatalities for 2007 at 201 PDF Available

Attached please find a press release on: Mining fatalities for the year stand at 201, after the death of three workers in separate accidents over the weekend. Fatal accidents occurred at Anglo Platinum and Xstrata near Rustenburg and a miner dies...
3rd December 2007
 
GOLD

Gold Fields workers embark on illegal strike

Work has stopped at Gold Fields' Kloof mine as about 15 000 miners from the Wednesday night shift and Thursday morning shift downed tools to attend the memorial service for fellow mine workers killed in an accident on Tuesday last week.
8th November 2007
 
Breaking News

Western Areas receives upgrade, seen in play

World number three gold-miner Barrick Gold Corporation's takeover bid for world number five Placer Dome has implications for a smaller South African miner.
7th November 2005
 
Gold

One shaft, 11 hydropowered rigs

Howard Laycock The introduction of hydropowered equipment at the Number Four shaft at Gold Fields’ Kloof mine, in Westonaria, will go a long way towards the mine’s goal of becoming the gold-mining group’s safest and most profitable operation, a...
15th March 2002
 
 
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