Mining vs Safety: Two killed in accident at Glencore’s Zambian mine

Mining vs Safety: Two killed in accident at Glencore’s Zambian mine

Two workers died in an accident at Glencore’s Zambian operation Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) on Tuesday, prompting it to suspend production pending investigations, the company said. Advertisements

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Mining vs Safety: Calls for more security at SA mines following Gloria coal mine incident

Mining vs Safety: Calls for more security at SA mines following Gloria coal mine incident

South Africa Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe on Friday said the priority remains to restore ventilation at the Gloria mine, in Mpumalanga, and to reduce flammable gases underground so that the search and recovery process can continue with the necessary speed.

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Mining vs Safety: Zimbabwean rescuers pull 22 bodies from mine, eight more found alive

Mining vs Safety: Zimbabwean rescuers pull 22 bodies from mine, eight more found alive

Zimbabwean rescuers pulled the bodies of at least 22 illegal gold miners out of shafts west of Harare that were flooded earlier in the week, and rescued eight more alive, officials and witnesses said on Saturday.

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Mining vs Safety: Six die at South Africa coal mine gas explosion

Mining vs Safety: Six die at South Africa coal mine gas explosion

The number of people killed by a gas explosion in an unused coal mine in South Africa’s eastern province of Mpumalanga has risen to six, and several others remain trapped, an official at the mine said on Thursday.

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Safety vs Mining: “At 3 Sudanese miners dead, 10 trapped in collapsed gold mine” – company reports

Safety vs Mining: “At 3 Sudanese miners dead, 10 trapped in collapsed gold mine” – company reports

Three miners were killed and 10 were trapped underground when a gold mine they were working at in northern Sudan collapsed, the state’s Sudanese Mineral Resources Company (SMRC) said in a statement on Friday.

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Africa Mining vs Safety: Fatality at SA Anglo American Platinum

    A fatal accident has taken place at Anglo American Platinum’s (SJ:AMS) precious metals refinery in Rustenburg, South Africa, with an employee succumbing to his injuries on September 5.

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