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Mining Accident

Worker’s face injured by spreader bar

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported an incident where two workers got injured by a metal spreader bar at an open cut coal mine. According to the report, a worker was struck in the face by a...

dump truck rollover

Dump truck rolled over

A recent dump truck incident at a Northern NSW Open Cut coal mine has re-inforced the value of seat belts. The operator only received minor injuries but was considerably shaken after hitting a...

chinese gold mine accident

China mine rescue: nine miners found dead

A Chinese rescue team have found the bodies of nine workers at Qi Xia gold mine in Shandong, China. This recent discovery has raised the death toll to 10 people. Eleven others were rescued a day...

russian mine blast

Three workers dead in Russian mine blast

The Moscow Time has reported three people were killed on last Friday in a gas explosion accident at a mine in Siberia, Russian. The Kemerovo region prosecutor’s office said, “During...

meghalaya mine accident

Six workers dead in Meghalaya coal mining accident

At least six workers died in an accident when they were working in a coal mine in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district, Northeast Now reported on 22th Jan. East Jaintia Hills Deputy Commissioner E...

chinese mining accident

11 Chinese miners rescued after two weeks underground

Two weeks after an explosion at an underground gold mine in Shandong, China, a rescue team has pulled eleven gold miners to safety. A twelfth miner is believed to be trapped on his own, 100 metres...

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Worker suffers arm injury at underground metal mine

The NSW Resources Regulator has reported an incident occurred at an underground metal mine. An operator was loading a truck at the oxide stockpile when a rock, weighing approximately 20 kilograms...

red dog mine accident

Worker dead in drilling incident at Red Dog mine

According to mine operator Teck Alaska Inc., a 47-year-old worker died Saturday (16th Jan) at the Red Dog copper and zinc mine, which located about 80 miles north of Kotzebue, northwest Alaska. No...

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Medusa underground fatality

Medusa Mining Limited (“Medusa” or the “Company”), through its Philippines operating company Philsaga Mining Corporation (“PMC”), which is located in Central Eastern Mindanao, is saddened to report...