ARTICLES RELATING TO MINING ACCIDENT

20 deaths so far in 2018: the Sibanye-Stillwater blame game

2018-06-21 05:45

With the death toll this year alone at Sibanye-Stillwater operations reaching 20, Fin24 looks at the reactions to the deaths of five miners at the Kloof Ikamva shaft near Westonaria.

Sibanye-Stillwater laments safety backslide

2018-06-07 21:05

Sibanye-Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman says the current year has seen a "regression in safety performance" but dismissed reports that the mining industry is doing nothing to prevent seismic incidents.

UPDATE: 2 killed, 5 missing after earthquake hits Johannesburg gold mine

2018-05-04 06:13

Two miners have been killed and five others are still missing underground after an earthquake hit the Masakhane gold mine west of Johannesburg, the Sibanye-Stillwater company has said.

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WATCH: 'We take full responsibility for deceased Kusasalethu miners' - Motsepe

Harmony Gold Non-Executive Chairman, Patrice Motsepe, said the mining company takes full responsibility for the deaths of five Kusasalethu miners, regardless of investigation findings. Watch.

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'All I want is my child' - desperate plea from mother of boy (5) who fell down mine shaft

Nombeko Thole (50), the mother of Richard Thole says all she wants his her son's return. Five-year-old Richard is believed to have fallen into an abandoned mine shaft on Sunday. Watch.

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Zwane visit families of Lily Mine workers

2017-02-13 22:40

Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane and Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza have held talks with management of Lily Mine to discuss the recovery of the bodies of Yvonne Mnisi, Pretty Nkambule, and Solomon Nyirenda.

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'I was underground for two weeks,' says zama zama miner

One of two illegal miners rescued from a disused mine speaks of two weeks underground.

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Fatality at Harmony's Phakisa mine

2016-04-12 19:00

Harmony Gold mine has reported that a rock drill operator was fatally injured in a fall of ground accident at its Phakisa mine near Welkom.

Rescuers 'within a whisker' of finding trapped miners - Amcu

2016-02-11 16:06

Rescuers are within a whisker of finding the three people trapped in the Lily Mine, Amcu's Mpumalanga secretary, John Sibiya, says.

Mine collapse in China leaves 19 missing

2015-12-25 11:27

Chinese rescuers were working to pull out six workers and were searching for another 19 after a mine collapsed in the eastern province of Shandong, authorities said.

 

Search continues for missing Sibanye-Stillwater miner

2018-06-13 11:03

Rescue workers at the Sibanye-Stillwater mine near Westonaria, west of Johannesburg, are still searching for one missing man, after retrieving four bodies from the mine earlier this week.

Sibanye stocks dive after deadly mine accident

2018-05-07 18:23

Sibanye-Stillwater's share price has fallen following last week’s deadly underground incident, in which 13 mineworkers were trapped underground at the Masakhane shaft in Driefontein.

AMCU members disrupt Kusasalethu memorial

2017-09-04 13:50

AMCU members have disrupted the memorial for the five Harmony Gold miners who died last week.

Authorities 'rely heavily' on info from illegal miners after gas explosion

2017-05-19 12:03

Authorities say they have relied heavily on the information from illegal miners at Harmony Gold’s Eland mine in Welkom, Free State, after a gas explosion last week.

Boy, 5, stuck in disused mine shaft since Saturday

2017-02-27 12:35

Conditions are still too unsafe to rescue a 5-year-old boy who fell into an open mineshaft in Witfield, on the East Rand.

2 bodies found at Langlaagte mine

2016-09-13 18:26

Volunteer rescuers have found the bodies of the last two miners who were trapped at a disused Langlaagte mine.

Two workers still missing after mine collapse

2016-05-18 19:30

Implats says two workers are still missing after a shat collapsed in the Rustenburg mine and operations have been suspended.

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.

Zuma asks SA to pray for Lily Mine workers

2016-02-08 21:45

President Jacob Zuma wants South Africans to pray for the families of the three coal miners still trapped in the Lily Mine in Mpumalanga.

Two deadly accidents for Harmony in one week

2015-08-07 19:27

A Harmony worker has died in an accident at its Joel mine in the Free State, the second fatality at the gold mining company this week.

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