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russian gold mine accident

Russian Gold Mine Accident Kills Two

The Moscow Times has reported at least two miners died after a rockfall at a Trans-Siberian Gold company-owned mine on Russia’s Pacific coast this Wednesday. The Emergency Situations Ministry’s...

Paige Counsel

The face of WA’s latest mine accident

25-year-old Paige Counsell has been named as the third fatality in Western Australian mines this year. Paige died after being struck by plant at the Westgold Resources Big Bell Underground mine last...

Mining Fatality rate

Mining fatality rate falls in 2020

The number of fatalities occurring in the Australian mining sector last year has fallen with five workers killed till 18th November 2020 according to a Safe Work Australia report. In the same period...

China launches coal mining safety checks

China launches coal mining safety checks

China has launched a safety inspection effort targeting all working coal mines and coal-mining projects after several recent fatal accidents, a statement by its State Council, or cabinet, showed on...

Mining accident china

22 sentenced for deadly mine accident in China

A local court has sentenced 22 people to jail for their involvement in a mine accident that left 22 dead and 28 injured in north China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region in 2019. Photo taken on Feb...

Knockshinnoch Disaster

Video footage of Knockshinnoch disaster 70 years

The Knockshinnoch disaster was a mining accident that occurred in September 1950 in the village of New Cumnock, Ayrshire, Scotland.  This year marks 70 years...

hydraulic ladder fatality

Coal mining company fined $210K over worker death

A Western Australian coal mining company operating was today fined $210,000 and ordered to pay $23,000 in costs after a worker suffered a fatal injury after being crushed with a hydraulic ladder when...

Mine manager prosecution target

Mine manager targeted in prosecution

A mine manager formerly at BMA Saraji operation has been targeted for prosecution by the Queensland Department of Natural Resources Mines and Energy over the death of mineworker Allan Houston in...

Henty gold mine recovery is a dangerous operation Brendan Rouse

Henty Gold mine recovery continues

Recovery activity continues to be the focus at the Henty Gold Mine despite Pybar confirming conditions at the recovery site are ‘fragile.’ Pybar says that specialist personnel have...