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Worker dies in accident at Harmony Gold s Kusasalethu mine

21-12-2020 0183 32 A worker died at Harmony Gold Mining Co Ltd s Kusasalethu gold-silver mine in South Africa after sustaining injuries from a drilling accident Dec 18 The company said Dec 21 that operations in the affected section of the mine have been suspended...

Locomotive crushes 105 gold miners

23-10-2011 0183 32 Rescue teams toiled more than a mile underground yesterday to recover the bodies of 105 miners crushed to death by a runaway locomotive in South Africa s worst mining disaster for...

Vaal Reefs

Vaal Reefs is a gold bearing reef which is mined near the town of Orkney in Dr Kenneth Kaunda District Municipality in the North West province of South Africa The town of Orkney is home to a large gold mining operation originally owned by AngloGold Ashanti a company that was originally incorporated in 1944 under the name of Vaal Reefs Exploration and Mining Company Limited...

As Many As 100 Feared Dead in Gold Mine Accident

ORKNEY South Africa AP _ An elevator in a gold mine fell 1 500 feet to the bottom of a mine shaft killing as many as 100 people mine officials and the government said today The elevator dropped down the shaft late Wednesday after a locomotive fell on it and was lying at the bottom of the shaft 1 1/2 miles underground said Dick Fisher regional general manager of the Vaal Reefs mining...

Mines safety alerts

23-08-2019 0183 32 Mines safety significant incident reports SIR No 288 Off-highway haul truck tyre blowout in workshop injures workers - 193 K b SIR No 288 Off-highway haul truck tyre blowout in workshop injures workers SIR No 287 Crush injuries sustained during maintenance activities - 72 K b...

The dangers of mining around the world

14-10-2010 0183 32 In Chile 34 people have died every year on average in mining accidents since 2000 Smaller mines in the north of the country are widely seen...

Mining Safety Mining Safety

The Development of the Mining Safety Miningsafetycoza information portal has been inspired by the development of the well known road safety website ArriveAlivecoza During the development of this road safety portal the developers rendered assistance to several mining companies in creating awareness of safety aspects such as safe transportation driver fatigue overloading etc...

SA was aiming to end mine fatalities

09-07-2021 0183 32 SA was aiming to end mine fatalities - instead more miners are dying South Africa s mine deaths in 2021 shoot up compared to 2020 raising calls for increased effort to curb the scourge SA s mining industry and unions are concerned about an increase in mining-related deaths The year 2019 was the safest year on record with 51 deaths...

Mining records a drop in occupational fatalities SAnews

01-03-2019 0183 32 Mining records a drop in occupational fataliti Friday March 1 2019 The Mineral Resources Department has recorded a 10 decrease in occupational fataliti In 2018 a total of 81 fatalities were reported versus 90 in 2017 said Chief Mining Inspector David Msiza on Tuesday Msiza was speaking at a briefing where Mineral Resources...

Mine Accident Latest News Photos Videos on Mine

29-08-2021 0183 32 Find Mine Accident Latest News Videos Pictures on Mine Accident and see latest updates news information from NDTVCOM Explore more on Mine Accident...

Trapped South African gold miners found dead News DW

News Trapped South African gold miners found dead Bring us some oxygen were the final words heard when contact was lost The bodies of four miners in the Tau Lekoa Mine in northeastern South...

More than 400 miners killed in what was the worst mining

In the worst mine disaster in South Africa a large section of the Clydesdale Colliery at the Coalbrook mine near burg Orange Free State caved inAbout 1 000 miners were in the mine at the time and 435 died after being trapped while the rest escaped through an incline shaft...

South African miners Two die in Harmony Gold accidents

07-02-2014 0183 32 Two miners in South Africa die in accidents at Harmony Gold mines as the search continues for another miner missing after an earlier deadly fire...

Fatality Reports Mine Safety and Health Administration

20-10-2021 0183 32 Mine Safety and Health Administration 201 12th St S Suite 401 Arlington VA 22202-5450 mshagov TTY 202-693-9400...

Mine Accidents and Disasters Department of Mineral Resources

104 Deaths due to a mining accident were reported at the Vaal Reefs Number Two Shaft near Orkney North West on 10 May 1995 An underground locomotive fell down a shaft and landed onto a cage loaded with night shift mine workers coming to surface This was arguably one of the worst accidents in the mining industry in South Africa As a result...

Mine Health and Safety Overview Department of Mineral

The Mine Health and Safety Inspectorate strives towards a safe and healthy South African mining industry This is to be achieved by reducing mining-related deaths injuries and ill-health in the mining sector through The formulation of national policy and legislation The provision of advice...

104 miners killed in Vaal Reef tragedy remembered eNCA

24-05-2015 0183 32 Johannesburg 24 May 2015 This year marks 20 years since the Vaal Reef Mine disaster in which 104 miners lost their lives underground Since then government has committed to improving safety...

950 gold miners trapped underground in South Africa

02-02-2018 0183 32 About 950 gold miners were stuck underground in South Africa on Thursday after a power cut the mine s owner said though the workers were not reported to be in immediate danger...

Nearly 1 000 miners trapped underground in South Africa

Several accidents have been recorded at South Africa s gold mines in recent years Getty Around 900 miners are trapped underground in South Africa after a power outage according to the mine...

Over 100 Gold Miners Killed in South African Accident

12-05-1995 0183 32 Over 100 Gold Miners Killed in South African Accident Read in app By Howard W See the article in its original context from May 12 1995 Section A Page 3 Mining is South Africa s...

Minerals and Mining Policy of South Africa Green Paper

In November 1995 a Discussion Document on Minerals and Mining Policy for South Africa was published and extensive written comments were received Four hundred people attended public mineral policy workshops held in March 1996 at which a wide range of issues were debated...

South Africa SA s Deadliest Mine Accidents in Numbers

Collapses explosions and strikes have caused the worst mining disasters over the years From Coalbrook mine to Marikana MBALI ZWANE lists the deadliest...

South Africa Lily Mine collapse traps three mineworkers

08-02-2016 0183 32 South Africa Lily Mine collapse traps three mineworkers for two weeks underground rescue faces two more weeks delay See all tags Three miners have been trapped in a container underground at Vantage Goldfields Lily Mine for almost two weeks with rescue operations having been halted until a second exit route for the rescuers and trapped miners is established...

Zinc price soars as Vedanta halts Gamsberg mine after accident

18-11-2020 0183 32 Zinc prices climbed on Wednesday to an 18-month high after Vedanta suspended mining at its Gamsberg zinc mine in South Africa following an accident that trapped ten workers...