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2007-10-18

 

The National Union of Mineworkers says government should consider taking strict legal action against mines with high miner death tolls.

this follows the death of another another miner at Angloplat's Paardekraal shaft in Rustenburg in the North West province yesterday.

In recent weeks the union says at least 15 people have died at various mines around the country.

Earlier this month, over 3 000 miners were left trapped underground at the Elandsrand Mine, west of Joburg, following an accident which disabled the hoist.