A miner has died at Harmony Gold's Kusasalethu mine, near Carletonville, in a scraper winch incident, the company said on Monday.
A rescue team on a mission to recover a trapped mineworker in a gold mine near Orkney, North West, will resume their search after an overnight ground fall forced it to withdraw.
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After more than two decades of improving mine safety since the end of apartheid, South Africa’s progress has stalled with an increase in gold-mining deaths.
The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa wants mine bosses prosecuted and held accountable for every life lost underground.
Two mining unions are calling for amendments to the Mine Health and Safety Act after yet another death at the Khomanani shaft at Sibanye-Stillwater's Driefontein operations.
The final casualty in the Tau Lekoa mine disaster near Orkney, North West, has been located and was being retrieved, Village Main Reef Limited has confirmed.
Harmony Gold Mining Company says it is investigating the death of a miner at Kusasalethu mine, near Carletonville.
One man, believed to be an illegal miner, has died after an explosion at the shuttered Gloria Coal Mine in Mpumalanga.
Injuries have decreased in mining operations over the past year - but at the same time, deaths have increased, more than doubling in some sub-sectors.
The death toll of the miners killed at the Phalaborwa Copper Mine in Limpopo has risen to six.
Sibanye-Stillwater has confirmed that another miner has died at its Driefontein operations near Carltonville.
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