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ProcessIQ win Mets Ignited award

USA Innovators recognised for mine safety initiatives

The US-based work safety Institute, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is recognizing two companies as this year’s Mine Safety and Health Technology Innovations...

china coal mine gas explosion leave workers dead

Belt fire claims the lives of 16 Chinese miners

A belt fire has claimed the lives of 16 Chinese mineworkers at an underground coal mine in South West China. One miner also remains critical following the incident according to the Chinese State...

DRC mine accident site

First bodies recovered at DRC mine accident site

Miners searching the site near the town of Kamituga have so far recovered 18 bodies, after heavy rains caused the artisanal gold mine to cave in, burying those working below ground. Emergency workers...

Medusa Mining incident

Medusa Mining worker killed in underground accident

Medusa Mining (MML) has reported the death of a company employee, after a fatal accident occurred at its Philippine operations. The company’s subsidiary, Philsaga Mining, operates the Co-O mine...

pike river

Pike River Mine: Loader, robot and safety

A loader driven by former miner Russell Smith at the time of the Pike River Mine explosion has now been recovered from 1581m up the 2.3km drift access tunnel. The recovery of the loader went smoothly...

Pike river mine remembrance

Miners may have survived the first blast at Pike River

Fathers of fallen Pike River miners say that they have evidence that some miners may have survived the blast at the Pike River mine in 2010. Bernie Monk and Dean Dunbar, fathers of Pike River Miners...

Myanmar Jade mine disaster

170 dead in Myanmar Jade mine

170 artisanal miners have reportedly died in a jade mine in North Myanmar after a land slide caused flooding to an open pit mine where workers were scouring for jade. The incident occurred in the...