Business as usual at mines after earthquake

Most miners say they resumed normal operations a few hours after the earthquake struck
Most miners say they resumed normal operations a few hours after the earthquake struck

Mines around the epicentre of Monday night’s 6.5 magnitude earthquake that struck an area near the CKGR yesterday said they have not recorded notable damages to infrastructure while operations, after a brief assessment break, continued normally.

The Botswana Geoscience Institute (BCI) yesterday confirmed that the earthquake, which was caused by tectonic movements of the earth, struck  132 kilometres west of Moiyabana village at a depth of 29 kilometres below the ground.

General manager of mothballed Ghaghoo Diamond Mine, Haile Mphusu said they had sent a team to assess the situation underground after only minimal damages were experienced on the surface.

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