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. Advertisements

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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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Sustainability: “S.Africa coal belt among world’s pollution hotspots” – Greenpeace

Sustainability: “S.Africa coal belt among world’s pollution hotspots” – Greenpeace

South Africa’s eastern Mpumalanga province has the most polluting cluster of coal-fired power stations in the world producing record levels of nitrogen dioxide, a report by environmental campaign group Greenpeace said Monday.

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