Ran Gold Mine

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    First Lady consoles, feeds families of trapped Bindura miners

    FIRST Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa yesterday visited Ran Mine in Bindura to console relatives of artisanal miners trapped last Wednesday when a disused mine shaft collapsed. Accompanied by Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Minister Monica Mutsvangwa, the First Lady brought foodstuffs that include maize-meal, rice, salt and cooking oil, among others to families who have been camped at the site since…

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    Rescuers retrieve one body from collapsed Bindura mine shaft

    A TEAM of rescuers on Monday retrieved one body from a disused Bindura gold mine where dozens of informal miners were feared trapped inside since a shaft collapsed last week, officials said. Around 40 people are thought to be stuck underground in the town of Bindura, around 70 kilometres northeast of Harare, where the disaster occurred five days ago. Six…

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    Volunteer slips and dies at Bindura mine rescue operation

    A VOLUNTEER in the rescue mission at Ran Mine in Bindura died after he was hit by a boulder and fell into a waterlogged tunnel. The body of Wellington House (34) was retrieved yesterday in the afternoon and was taken to Bindura Hospital mortuary. Mashonaland Central police spokesperson Assistant Inspector Fidelis Dhewu confirmed the incident, which happened on Saturday at…

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