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AngloGold Ashantihas temporarily closed its Mponeng mine in South Africa after 164 workers tested positive for the Covid-19 coronavirus infection. The gold mine, which is known to be the deepest in the world, resumed operations last month after being closed in March under a nationwide lockdown. It had been operating at approximately 50% capacity. The company initially restarted some of its operations …

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