Death toll in South African mines decreases, what you need to know

PUBLISHED: Mon, 04 Feb 2019 12:57:08 GMT


CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – South African mining industry body group, the Mineral Council, said on Monday 84 miners were killed last year in mining-related accidents compared with 89 a year earlier.

The mining industry in South Africa produced a third of the bullion mined in history and is home to the world’s deepest mines.

Reporting by Tanisha Heiberg; Editing by Kim Coghill

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