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trailer ramp failure results in fatal injuries for worker

Fatal injuries from falling trailer ramp

A worker has died from fatal injuries sustained from a falling trailer ramp on a low loader trailer at a construction depot in Te Kuiti New Zealand. The 43-year-old father of two was reportedly...

A rockfall fatality at Great Panther mine.

Rockfall fatality at Great Panther Mexico mine

GREAT PANTHER MINING (NYSE American: GPL; TSX: GPR) has confirmed a rockfall fatality at one of its’ Mexico operations. In a statement released by the company “Great Panther”said it...

pike River foam plu ventilation plu

Pike River installs foam plug near roof fall

A Rocsil Ventilation plug has been installed at the Pike River mine in preparation for further re-entry to recover the mine’s drift. The ventilation plug will be used to provide a seal in the...

A union leader for a Colombian mining company ( Drummond Coal ) has been attacked by gunmen

Union leader attacked by gunmen in Colombia

A union leader has survived an attack by two gunmen in Colombia. Vice President of the Miner’s Union, Ricardo Rojas, who works for Drummond Coal in Colombia, was attacked by two masked gunmen...

A Troy Resources mining project where a geologist has died in a ground control incident

Geologist dead | fall of ground Guyana

A geologist has died during a bench build at an Australian owned Guyana Gold mine. According to local media, the man died at 2.25 am Tuesday morning at the Troy Resources (ASX:TRY) Gold Mine when a 3...

tailings dam risk management practices could be improved

Tailings dam failure in Brazil Gold mine

Two people have been hospitalised in a tailings dam failure at a Brazil Gold mine. Brazil’s mining regulator confirmed in a statement that a 15m high dam had ruptured at Mato Grosso state, with...

a mine employee asset protection officer has died following a shooting incident

Mine employee dies in a shooting incident

A mine employee at the Porgera mine has died following gunshot wounds. The Asset Protection Officer sustained a serious gunshot wound in an attack at the mine during a night shift. He had undergone a...

illegal gold mine in Chad Tibesti region has 30 feared dead

30 feared dead in Chad illegal gold mine

The collapse of an illegal gold mine in Chad has potentially killed thirty illegal miners. BBC reported that the mine is located in the Tibesti region known as the ‘wild west’ of Africa...

A driftrunner prepares to take families to the 170 metre mark at the Pike River mine drift

Pike River families to enter mine

Families of the 29 miners killed in the Pike River mine disaster will be offered a trip in a drift runner to travel to the 170-metre mark in the mine’s drift. The symbolic move comes after the...