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rib fall at a US Kentucky mine kills miner

Miner dies in rib fall

A coal miner with 12 years underground experience has died following injuries sustained in a rib fall at a US mine. According to local media, Felix North was critically injured in an incident on May...

Illegal ming deaths in ghana have plagued the government

Ghana fed up with mining deaths

Ghana’s Deputy Minister of Lands and Natural Resources said the Government is ‘fed up with mining deaths’ following an accident in January 2019 that claimed the lived of 16 illegal miners...

Zimbabwean mine explosion kills nine illegal miners

Eight dead in Zimbabwe mine explosion

At least nine illegal miners have died in a Zimbabwe mine explosion according to local news sources. The mine explosion reportedly occurred at the Jumbo Mine near Mazowe, 40 km north of Harare. A...

haul truck fatality mineworker candle

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...

trapped underground at sibanye mine

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...

emergency helicopter transferring mine worker to hospital following roof bolter accident

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...