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50 believed to be dead in Myanmar mine mudslide

50 mine workers are believed to have died following a mudslide at a jade mine in the northern part of Myanmar. An MP from the region has told media sources that more than “50 people are...

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Mining labour hire to be banned in China

In an unprecedented decision, the Chinese Government has moved to ban labour hire in the Chinese mining industry citing issues with safety as a primary concern for the ban. The National Coal Mine...

Underground coal mine explosion kills four

Four mine workers have been killed in an underground coal mine explosion in Pakistan’s northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. A further two mine workers have been recovered from the mine alive...

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Highwall collapse investigation report

The US-based Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has released an investigation report involving the fatality of a loader operator from a highwall collapse at the Little Spring Creek Mine in...

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Two mineworkers missing following mudflow incident

Two mine workers from  PT Freeport Indonesia’s (PTFI) gold and copper miner remain missing following a mining incident involving a mudflow on Wednesday afternoon at the company’s Grasberg...

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Pike River mine continues prep for re-entry

The Pike River Recovery Agency (PRRA) is continuing preparation for re-entry to the mine in early May to recover the drift. 29 miners are believed to have died on or around 19th November 2010...

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Underground fire at Canadian Gold mine

An underground fire during a shift change at a Canadian gold mine was extinguished without injuries the mine owners have said. The mine’s owner Goldcorp said that at approximately 6:00 pm on...

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Highwall miner fatality report release

The US-based Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has released the preliminary details on the fatality of an experienced mine worker who was killed while working on the pad of a highwall...