AMSJ » fatal accident

Tag - fatal accident

Centerra Gold Waste rock dump incident

Two workers missing in waste rock dump incident

Two workers are missing feared dead following the movement of waste rock at a Canadian owned Gold-mining company (Centerra Gold) in Kyrgyzstan. Candian listed miner Centerra Gold Inc reported that...

Another mining fatality at the Great Panther operations leaves workers wondering about mine safety

Two fatalities in two weeks at Great Panther

Listed Canadian mining company Great Panther has confirmed the death of a miner at its’ Coricancha Mine Complex in Peru. The fatal incident is the second in two weeks for the miner who recorded...

gretley mine disaster victims

Remembering Gretley Mine Disaster

The Gretley mine disaster of 1996 claimed the lives of four men following an inrush of water. At about 5.30 am on 14 November 1996 employees of The Newcastle Wallsend Coal Company Pty Limited, were...

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...

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 truck driver died after his 110 tonne haul truck plummeted off a cliff

Report released on haul truck fatality

The Western Australian mining safety regulator has released a report into a haul truck fatality at a Western Australian quarry. According to the WA Regulator, Andrew Herd died on 20 June 2019 when...