People Killed In Mines In South Africa

Several Workers Killed at Sibanye Gold Mine in South Africa

Jun 11, 2018· Sibanye Gold Ltd. mine in South Africa have been found dead, bringing the number of people killed at the company’s operations this year to more than a dozen.

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Miners killed at South Africa's Lonmin Marikana mine - BBC ...

Police in South Africa have opened fire during clashes with striking workers at the Marikana platinum mine, leaving at least 12 people dead, witnesses say. Police opened fire after miners carrying ...

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Mining boss condemns South African police over Marikana ...

The man who led the mining conglomerate Lonmin at the time of the Marikana massacre has broken his silence to apologise to the victims' families and condemn the actions of South African police. In ...

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One Killed as South Africa Gold Mine Strike Turns Violent ...

3 days ago· One Killed as South Africa Gold Mine Strike Turns Violent Called by the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU), the strike began late on Wednesday, shutting down all of Sibanye's mines which employ some 32,000 people, in the latest test for the country's struggling mining …

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Five Miners Killed in Fire at Copper Mine in South Africa ...

Safety is a huge issue in South Africa’s deep and dangerous mines and increasingly a focus for investors. A spate of deaths at Sibanye-Stillwater’s gold operations, including a seismic event that killed seven miners in early May, has highlighted the risks they face.

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More than 400 miners are killed in an underground collapse ...

In the worst mine disaster in South Africa, a large section of the Clydesdale Colliery ,at the Coalbrook mine near burg, Orange Free State, caved in and trapped 435 (or 440) mineworkers 180m underground.There were no survivors.

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One Dead As South Africa Gold Mine Strike Turns Violent ...

South Africa’s largest gold producer, Sibanye-Stillwater, on Thursday said one of its employees was shot dead in a violent strike that shuttered all three of its mines. Called by the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU), the strike began late on Wednesday, shutting down all of Sibanye’s mines which employ some 32,000 people, in …

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Over 100 Gold Miners Killed in South African Accident ...

May 12, 1995· May 12, 1995, Page 00003 The New York Times Archives. More than 100 miners were believed to have died Wednesday night in one of South Africa's largest gold mines …

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More than 170 mineworkers are killed at Kinross Mine ...

On 16 September 1986, 177 mineworkers were killed at Kinross Mine in one of South Africa's worst mine disasters since 1946. An acetylene tank sparked flames that swept through the mining tunnel igniting plastic covering on the wiring.

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One Person Killed in South Africa Mine Protest - WSJ

One person has been killed outside a South African mine owned by Anglo American Platinum, after police intervened to disperse a crowd of protesters.

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South Africa Miners: 6 Killed in Underground Copper Mine ...

Six South Africa miners have been killed Sunday in a fireplace; the nation’s mining business is heading for the deadliest yr since 2012 after the underground copper hearth at a Palabora Mining Firm-managed mine.

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Workers killed at South Africa gold mine cave-in - smh.com.au

Nairobi: Four workers trapped underground after an earth tremor at a Sibanye Gold mine in South Africa have died, bringing the number of people killed at the company's operations this year to at ...

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5 killed in S.Africa mine fire - dailymaverick.co.za

South Africa has been rocked by several fatal accidents at its economically vital mines since the beginning of the year. Four miners were killed following an incident at a gold mine operated by ...

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Final death toll at South African gold mine rises to seven ...

The 2017 death toll in South Africa’s mines increased to 88, surpassing the 2016 figure of 73, and ending nine straight years of falling fatalities in a country with an unforgiving geology.

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Mining & Safety: Three miners killed in accident at ...

In all, 88 people died in mines in South Africa in 2017 and 73 died the previous year. Prior to that, numbers of fatalities had fallen for nine years. The country has produced a …

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SOUTH AFRICA: ORKNEY: GOLD MINE ACCIDENT: 100 ... - YouTube

Jul 21, 2015· English/Nat Rescue workers began the grim task of hoisting the bodies of gold miners killed in an accident Wednesday night in Orkney, South Africa. At …

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Mining accident - Wikipedia

In South Africa an underground fire killed 177 people. 2 June 1988 Borken, Hessen, Germany A lignite mine devastated by an explosion, 57 fatalities. May 9, 1992: Westray Mine , …

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South Africa Miners: 6 Killed in Underground Copper Mine ...

Six South Africa miners were killed Sunday in a fire; the nation's mining industry is heading for the deadliest year since 2012 after the underground copper fire at a Palabora Mining Company-managed mine. Sunday’s accident brings the industry’s total to at least 54 and is the second-worst ...

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Articles about Mining Accidents South Africa - latimes

Oct 21, 1990· Three miners were killed and 94 injured in an accident at a South African gold mine Tuesday, mine owner Anglovaal said. A statement said eight of the injured were in serious condition after the accident, apparently involving a malfunction in the hoist bringing miners to the surface, at Hartebeestfontein mine in western Transvaal province.

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7 miners killed in cave-in in South Africa - CNN

May 05, 2018· Seven miners were killed in a cave-in this week at a South African gold mine, the nation's President and the mining company said Saturday.

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South Africa copper mine fire leaves 5 miners dead, one ...

Jul 15, 2018· Five miners died in a South African copper mine Sunday after a fire trapped the workers underground, the country's Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union said.

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Three miners killed in accident at Sibanye gold mine

In all, 88 people died in mines in South Africa in 2017 and 73 died the previous year. Prior to that, numbers of fatalities had fallen for nine years. The country has produced a third of all gold ...

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Seven killed in South Africa gold mine collapse - World ...

Seven South African miners were killed on May 3 following the collapse of a mineshaft at a gold mine in Driefontein, near Carletonville, Gauteng. The collapse resulted from a 2.2 magnitude ...

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South Africa gold mine collapse traps more than 100 people ...

Feb 05, 2016· South Africa's mines are the deepest and among the most dangerous in the world. Fatalities in the industry have been falling due to both improved safety practices and a …

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5 killed in South Africa mine fire - Daily Nation

South Africa has been rocked by several fatal accidents at its economically vital mines since the beginning of the year. Four miners were killed following an incident at a gold mine operated by ...

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Miner Killed in Accident at Sibanye's Driefontein Mine in ...

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers said on Friday a miner was killed by falling rocks at Sibanye-Stillwater's Driefontein gold mine, where seven workers died ...

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5 killed in S.Africa mine fire - The Citizen

Johannesburg, South Africa. At least five miners in South Africa were killed Sunday following an underground fire, the government said, while a rescue operation was ongoing for the sole survivor. A conveyor belt at a mine operated by Palabora Copper in northeastern Limpopo province caught fire, trapping the six staff underground, the company said in a statement.

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One Dead As South Africa Gold Mine Strike Turns Violent ...

Nov 22, 2018· File photo of a Gold Mine in South Africa South Africa’s largest gold producer, Sibanye-Stillwater, on Thursday said one of its employees was shot dead in a violent strike that shuttered all three of its mines. Called by the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU), the strike began late on Wednesday, shutting down all of Sibanye’s mines which employ some 32,000 people…

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Five Killed In South Africa Mine Fire • Channels Television

South Africa has been rocked by several fatal accidents at its economically vital mines since the beginning of the year. Four miners were killed following an incident at a gold mine operated by ...

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Five miners killed in fire at South African copper mine ...

Safety is a huge issue in South Africa’s deep and dangerous mines and increasingly a focus for investors. A spate of deaths at Sibanye-Stillwater’s gold operations, including a seismic event ...

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