ARTICLES RELATING TO MINE SAFETY

Sibanye shares tank as core profit tumbles

2018-11-01 14:53

Sibanye's SA gold mines produced 24% less year-on-year and its core profit fell 40%.

Mining firms told to put safety above output

2017-02-09 13:36

Mining companies globally have a responsibility to make sure increased productivity doesn’t increase fatalities and accidents, says an industry expert.

We are not at war with Sibanye - Zwane

2017-01-19 12:49

Section 54 mine stoppage notices issued by the Department of Mineral Resources are not intended to impact economic growth, according to Mines Minister Mosebenzi Zwane.

Heroic rescue team were brave lions - minister

2015-02-23 18:58

The mines minister says he will hang up a photo of the rescue team after visiting Harmony Gold's mine where a fire trapped nearly 500 miners 2.3km underground.

 

Cosatu calls for halt of Sibanye-Stillwater operations over safety

2018-02-08 18:04

The trade union federation put out the call following the deaths of two miners at Sibanye-Stillwater Kloof mine.

Lily mine accident: Law must take its course, says Zwane

2017-02-05 12:30

The Department of Mineral concluded its investigations into the Lily Mine disaster and the law must now take its course, says Mines Minister Mosebenzi Zwane.

Mining safety first, profits second - Zwane

2017-01-19 12:15

Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane says that the health and safety of mine workers needs to be prioritised over making profits.

Mining disasters and rescues

2010-10-13 00:00

Harmony Gold praised its rescue team on Sunday evening, after it completed a 12-hour rescue mission to bring to the surface 486 mineworkers trapped 2.3km underground by a fire at Kusasalethu Gold mine. What causes these accidents?

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