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10 miners are trapped in a Pakistan coal mine

Miners trapped in Pakistan coal mine

Ten miners are trapped underground following an electrical fire at a Pakistan coal mine. Mines rescue teams have reportedly been hampered by the fire and increasing Carbon Monoxide levels in the mine...

Glencore mining deaths Urging miners to stop digging

Glencore confirms deaths of artisanal miners

Mining giant Glencore has confirmed the deaths of illegal miners at a Congo operation. In a release this morning Glencore advised that one of its’ subsidiaries, Kamoto Copper Company (KCC), has...

one miner is dead in a zimbabwe mine owned by metallon corporation

Miner dead in Zimbabwe rockfall

One miner is dead and four others have been injured in a rockfall incident at a Zimbabwe gold mine. In a media statement, UK Metallon Corporation said “it regrets to advise of an accident at...

china mine safety scrutiny is increasing

China increases scrutiny on mine safety

Authorities in northern China’s Shanxi Province have suspended or held back the construction of 82 coal mines in the first five months of 2019 amid enhanced safety scrutiny. The closed mines...

Rescue scene as mines rescue search for missing miner

Chilean mines rescuers find body of missing miner

Chilean mines rescue workers have located the body of a missing miner. In a statement issued by the Mining Ministry of Chile, Mining minister Baldo Prokurica reported that this morning the lifeless...

a survivor from the chilean copper mine is treated for injuries

Mines rescue still searching in Chilean mine accident

Mines rescue teams are still searching for a miner missing in a Chilean mine accident in a copper mine. The Chilean mine accident in a copper mine claimed the life of one miner after a fall of ground...

miners die in ukraine coal mine accident

Two miners die in Ukraine coal mine accident

Two miners have died in a Ukraine coal mine following a roof fall on 29th May 2019. The incident occurred at Lisova coal mine in Lviv region, western Ukraine. The miners were reportedly working at a...

safety amendment

US Court sides with mineworkers over safety amendment

Washington — The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has vacated a 2018 amendment to a 2017 Mine Safety and Health Administration rule that allowed a competent person to...

Chines coal mine accident has killed nine

China coal mine accident kills nine

A coal mine accident in China’s northeastern Jilin Province that occurred in the late hours on June 9 left nine dead and 10 injured, said a local district government in a statement. The incident is...