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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...

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Pike River recovery | Planned re-entry called off

The planned re-entry into New Zealand’s Pike River mine tomorrow by the Pike river recovery team has been suspended today amidst concerns over elevated oxygen levels within areas of the mine where a...

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...

responsible mining index report

Responsible mining index | Mining companies ranked

A report that details how some of the world’s largest companies meet environmental, social and economic expectations has been released. The Responsible Mining Index (RMI), which was compiled by the...

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...

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Occupational Hygienist | Mount Isa

Mount Isa Mines are currently seeking suitably qualified and experienced applicants for the position of Occupational Hygienist to be employed on a permanent full-time basis. Reporting to the Senior...

rio tinto intelligent mining will have safety and productivity benefits

Rio Tinto intelligent mine

Rio Tinto’s $2.6 billion investment in the Koodaideri replacement mine will feature intelligent mining activities through adoption of high technology automated mining equipment. Ultimately, Rio...