AngloGold Ashanti regrets to announce the death of an employee at its TauTona Mine in the Carletonville area. The deceased, a Rock Drill Operator, was fatally injured in a fall of ground incident on Monday, 11 January 2016. The Department of Mineral Resources has been notified of the incident and an in-loco inspection has been concluded. Management has suspended development and secondary support operations at the mine until safe operating conditions have been confirmed.
AngloGold Ashanti would like to express its sincere condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of the deceased. Management is working with the employee’s family to assist them through this difficult time.