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ARTICLES RELATING TO MINE DEATHS

Lily Mine tragedy: Long wait for the truth

2017-07-16 06:00

Lily Gold Mine tragedy: Family members of missing mine workers still don’t have answers.

Kusasalethu halts work after fatality

2016-04-11 14:30

Harmony Gold's Kusasalethu mine has stopped mining activities after an employee was fatally injured in a fall.

Harmony halts Bambanani ops after mine death

2015-06-01 12:15

Harmony Gold has suspended all blasting operations at its Bambanani mine in the Free State after the death of a miner.

Gold Fields South Deep miner killed

2014-05-27 16:35

A miner has died in an industrial accident at Gold Fields' South Deep Project, south-west of Johannesburg.

Fatality at Harmony's Phakisa mine

2013-10-07 10:25

Harmony Gold advises that an employee has been fatally injured in a fall of ground at its Phakisa mine near Welkom.

Fatality at Harmony's Tshepong mine

2012-12-10 08:27

An employee was fatally injured in an underground trackless vehicle accident at its Tshepong mine near Welkom‚ Harmony Gold says.

Aquarius resumes ops after deadly clash

2012-08-02 14:19

Aquarius Platinum has reopened the Kwezi shaft at its Kroondal mine after a deadly attack at the site that left three dead and at least 20 injured.

AngloGold halts ops after death

2012-07-29 17:08

AngloGold Ashanti has halted operations at its Savuka mine after the body of a worker was found in a gully, the company said in a statement.

Gold Fields lambasted over mine deaths

2012-07-11 09:52

Gold Fields has been the biggest contributor to mine deaths in SA so far this year, says Deputy Minister of Mineral Resources Godfrey Oliphant.

Driefontein mine closed to mourn dead

2012-07-10 08:41

More than 10 000 Num members have observed a day of mourning at Gold Fields' Driefontein mine in Carletonville‚ to commemorate five miners who died last week.

 

11 miners confirmed dead in latest China mine blast

2016-12-08 09:58

A local authority says the bodies of missing miners have been found, bringing to 11 the total who died in an underground gas explosion in central China.

Worker killed at Welkom mine

2015-06-01 15:11

Blasting operations have been halted after a miner was killed in an accident near Welkom, Harmony Gold says.

Miner dies in KZN mine

2015-01-21 10:07

A mine worker has died underground at a mine near Utrecht in KwaZulu-Natal, Emergency Medical Services.

Inside Labour: Unanswered questions

2014-03-28 07:43

The labour ministry must end its silence on industrial tragedies, says Terry Bell.

Trapped Amplats miners found dead

2013-07-24 09:32

Two mineworkers trapped underground after a rockfall at Anglo American Platinum's Bathopele Mine in Rustenburg have been found dead.

Miners crushed in Palaborwa rock fall

2012-10-14 18:32

Three miners have been crushed to death at the Palaborwa Mining Company in Limpopo, says the National Union of Mineworkers.

Aquarius dives after deadly mine clash

2012-08-02 09:56

Aquarius Platinum's shares have tumbled more than 8% after an attack at one of its mines left three dead and at least 20 injured.

Mining heads to take on safety

2012-07-13 08:28

The Chamber of Mines will set up a special CEO "elimination of fatalities team" in an effort to bring down the number of deaths at SA's mines, a report says.

'Heads must roll for mine deaths'

2012-07-10 13:35

An accident that killed five miners at Goldfield's Driefontein mine should not have happened, deputy mineral resources minister Godfrey Oliphant says.

Gold Fields reopens mine after fire

2012-07-04 07:49

The KDC mine's East section will reopen later today after being closed because of a lethal fire, Gold Fields says.

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