Gold Fields Suspends Output After Miner’s Death

13 October 2010 (Last Updated October 13th, 2010 18:30)

Gold Fields has suspended production at the No 3 shaft of its Beatrix mine in South Africa following a fatality. The worker was killed after a ground fall. Gold Fields spokesperson Sven Lunsche said the shaft will remain closed until certain requirements set by the inspector o

Gold Fields has suspended production at the No 3 shaft of its Beatrix mine in South Africa following a fatality.

The worker was killed after a ground fall.

Gold Fields spokesperson Sven Lunsche said the shaft will remain closed until certain requirements set by the inspector of mines have been met.

Another worker was killed at the company's South Deep mine over the weekend, reports Reuters.