Parliament's portfolio committee to visit Kusasalethu mine

File: Members of parliament's portfolio committee on mineral resources will Wednesday visit Harmony Gold's Kusasalethu Mine near Carletonville . Photo: MUJAHID SAFODIEN / AFP

JOHANNESBURG – Members of parliament's portfolio committee on mineral resources will on Wednesday visit Harmony Gold's Kusasalethu Mine near Carletonville .

Five workers died at the mine last month following a seismic event that resulted in a fall of ground approximately 3 kilometres below surface.

READ: Bodies of miners recovered at Kusasalethu mine

The visit to the mine forms part of the committee’s oversight visit to Gauteng this week.

It's holding several meetings with labour unions, the chamber of mines and the mineral resources department.  The oversight visit will to focus on mine health and safety.

It has expressed concerns about seismic events that continue to claim the lives miners.

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