A employee of AngloGold Ashanti who was declared lacking following a floor collapse on the Obuasi mine on 18 Could 2021 has been discovered lifeless, a press release from the agency mentioned.
The assertion mentioned the physique of Daniel Nuertey-Kwao Quaynortey was found on Saturday 29 Could 2021 by mine rescue groups.
“Daniel’s household have been knowledgeable of this unlucky end result and are being given help on this tough time. Our ideas and prayers proceed to be with them. Could his soul relaxation in peace.
Quaynortey was an worker of Underground Mining Alliance (UMA), an organization contracted by AngloGold Ashanti Obuasi mine. Quaynortey, 46, is survived by his spouse and three kids.
“Our ideas stay with the household and family members of our deceased colleague. Could his soul relaxation in peace. Our gratitude goes to the mine rescue groups for his or her efforts over this era,” the assertion mentioned.
AngloGold Ashanti has since suspended its annual manufacturing for the mine till “it was declared secure to renew.”
“An intensive investigation into the incident has been initiated. As beforehand introduced, underground mining actions have been voluntarily suspended on the time of the incident and can stay so pending an in-depth area-by-area evaluation of the mine design, mine schedule and floor administration plans, earlier than progressively releasing mining areas for a phased resumption in manufacturing,” the assertion mentioned.