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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...

Afghanistan coal mine flag

Afghanistan coal mine explosion | 18 feared dead

An Afghanistan coal mine explosion has killed 18 mineworkers in the countries Samangan province. According to local news media, two workers were killed immediately from the blast on the exterior of...

USA maintenance worker dies in light vehicle rollover

WORLD OF DANGER: LIGHT VEHICLE SAFETY On November 5, 2019, Kenny L. Mattson started work at 4:55 a.m. Mattson worked alone, performing maintenance at various working places. At approximately 9:35 a.m...

rib fall at a US Kentucky mine kills miner

Miners receive serious injuries in rib fall

Two underground mineworkers at a US-based Arch Coal operation received serious injuries following a rib fall at a West Virginian mine last Tuesday. Officials say that the mineworkers received serious...

Yichun-Luming-Mining-tailings dam failure

China launches probe into tailings dam failure

The Chinese Government has launched a probe into the failure of Yichun Luming Mining Co Ltd tailings storage facility which saw contaminated water sources more than 100 kilometres downstream of a...

Newmont ramping business continuity

Newmont ramps up business continuity plans

Newmont has placed a range of mining operations under care and maintenance as a component of their risk mitigation strategy associated with COVID-19. The company has confirmed it is planning to scale...