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Mine worker found dead in overturned haul truck

A mine worker has been found dead in an overturned haul truck at a USA gold mine this morning. The haul truck fatality has shocked local mine workers and their families who last month witnessed the...

Family members hang a poster to remember Pasta de conchos mine workers killed in gas explosion

Mexico pledges to recover miners from 2006 disaster

In scenes reminiscent of the Pike River mine recovery announcement, the President of Mexico, Andrés Obrador, has announced a mines rescue recovery mission to find the bodies of 63 miners trapped in...

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Mine workers trapped underground at Sibanye

South African Mineral resources minister Gwede Mantashe has called for vigilance on health and safety at mines following the rescue of 1 800 workers who were trapped underground at Sibanye...

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Miner loses arm in roof bolter accident

A 56-year-old mine worker with 18 years mining experience has lost an arm in a roof bolter accident in Contura Energy’s Deep 41 Mine. According to the US-based Mine Safety & Health...

Seven die in Afghan mine explosion

A coal mine explosion in Afghanistan has claimed the life of seven miners in the northern province of Samangan. AAP has reported that Hashim Bayan, a spokesman for the provincial police chief, says...

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50 believed to be dead in Myanmar mine mudslide

50 mine workers are believed to have died following a mudslide at a jade mine in the northern part of Myanmar. An MP from the region has told media sources that more than “50 people are...

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Mining labour hire to be banned in China

In an unprecedented decision, the Chinese Government has moved to ban labour hire in the Chinese mining industry citing issues with safety as a primary concern for the ban. The National Coal Mine...

Underground coal mine explosion kills four

Four mine workers have been killed in an underground coal mine explosion in Pakistan’s northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. A further two mine workers have been recovered from the mine alive...

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Highwall collapse investigation report

The US-based Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has released an investigation report involving the fatality of a loader operator from a highwall collapse at the Little Spring Creek Mine in...