Barrick Suspends Bulyanhulu Mining Ops

17 March 2010 (Last Updated March 17th, 2010 18:30)

Barrick Gold Corporation has suspended operations at its Bulyanhulu mine in Tanzania following a rock fall which killed three workers. The area of the rock fall will be closed until the incident has been investigated, the company said. The Bulyanhulu mine in is one of four involve

Barrick Gold Corporation has suspended operations at its Bulyanhulu mine in Tanzania following a rock fall which killed three workers.

The area of the rock fall will be closed until the incident has been investigated, the company said.

The Bulyanhulu mine in is one of four involved in a spinoff of Barrick's African operations into a new publicly traded company.

In 2009, the Bulyanhulu mine won a health and safety award by authorities.