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four fatal accidents in Queensland mine during 2019

Queensland Fatal Mining Accidents 2019/20

2019 was a horrific year of fatal mining accidents for the Queensland mining industry. There has been a range of fatal accidents as well as a plethora of high potential incidents that have left mine...

Glencore fatality rate soars as it pledges to improve mining safety

Glencore fatality rate soars

Glencore’s fatality rate across its’ global operations has soared with 16 fatalities recorded year to date an investor group has heard. Amidst concerns from investors, the organisation...

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...

China mining accident leaves seven dead

China mining accident leaves seven dead

A mining accident in northern China left seven people dead, local authorities in the city of Tangshan, Hebei Province said last Friday. The accident occurred at about 12:30 p.m. in a coal mine of 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...

Yellow candles - underground equipment fire

Three workers killed in underground equipment fire

Three mine workers have been killed in an underground equipment fire at Glencore JV owned Mopani Copper Mine in Zambia. The company has confirmed that three of its miners died after an underground...

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...