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underground blasting accident kills two

Brazil gold mine blasting accident leaves two dead

An underground blasting accident in a Brazilian gold mine on Friday killed two workers and left others hospitalised last week. The blasting accident occurred at Leagold Mining Corporation‘s...

tailings dam disaster CEO resignation

Vale CEO steps down following tailings dam disaster

Vale CEO Fabio Schvartsman and three other senior executives have stepped down amidst the fallout from the Brumadinho tailings disaster.  The executives submitted their temporary resignations on...

illegal gold mine collapse in indonesia kills seven

Illegal gold mine collapse kills seven in Indonesia

At least 7 people have died and dozens more are still trapped beneath the rubble of an illegal gold mine that collapsed in Indonesia, officials said Thursday, February 28, as rescuers frantically...

overloaded bus in metal mine

Overloaded bus in metal mine kills 22 in China

An overloaded bus that was purchased online has killed 22 people in a Chinese metals mine. The bus was being used to transport mineworkers underground when it crashed into the rib of a mine after...

Glencore mutanda mine acid tanker crash

Glencore Mutanda mine logistics company kills 20

Approximately 20 people have died after a collision that occurred between a truck carrying sulphuric acid to Glencore’s Mutanda Mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo and two other vehicles. The...

mine gas explosion kills five and twenty other are missing

Mine gas explosion kills five in South African mine

A gas explosion has killed at least five people and more than twenty are missing in a disused South African coal mine. The incident occurred in  South Africa’s eastern province of Mpumalanga...