Fire halts production at ERPM shaft

AN underground fire has stopped production at one of the shafts at South Africa's troubled ERPM gold mine where security guards shot dead two striking workers last year.

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There were no injuries as production not was taking place at the time in the mine's Far East vertical shaft, and no rescue effort was needed, 40% mine owner and manager Durban Roodepoort Deep said.