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Harmony Gold advises that an employee has been fatally injured in a fall of ... Gold Fields has been the biggest contributor to mine deaths in SA so far this year,...

Nearly 500 miners rescued from South African gold mine | News ...

Feb 23, 2015 ... Nearly 500 miners rescued from South African gold mine ... to surface, without injury," said Harmony Gold spokeswoman Charmane Russell.

Minister Ngoako Ramotlhodi - South African Government

Jan 30, 2015 ... The statistics also suggest that major gold and platinum mines are the main ... fatalities are the lowest ever recorded in the history of mining in South Africa, ... The number of mine injuries has reduced by about 18% from three...

Mining Safety | Mining Safety in South Africa

South Africa is well-know for a diverse wealth of minerals and a very well regulated mining industry. The mines are places of employment for hundreds of...

Fatal Occupational Injuries Among South African Miners - Trends in ...

In recent decades, the mining fatality rates both in South Africa and other mining nations ... In 1984, there were 1.12 fatal mining injuries per 1,000 workers, and this rate, ... The majority of South African miners in gold and platinum mines work...

Fatalities at South Africa's mines drop - SouthAfrica.info

Jan 27, 2015 ... The South African mining industry has reported a significant drop in the ... In gold, injuries fell from 7 368 in 1993 to 1 252 in 2013; in coal, the...

Occupational health hazards in mining: an overview

particularly to traumatic injury hazards, ergonomic hazards and noise. Vigilance is also required to ... stroke has been a significant problem in the South African deep underground gold mines and heat exhaustion remains a contemporary...

Mining accident - Wikipedia

A mining accident is an accident that occurs during the process of mining minerals. Thousands .... In South Africa an underground fire killed 177 people. .... four workers were trapped in an Ecuador...

SA mines not resting on their laurels despite 2014 ... - Mining Weekly

Apr 24, 2015 ... The South African mining industry has made significant strides in the past 50 ... were fatally injured last year remained without a breadwinner, South African ... Additionally, the gold mining sector reported 44 fatalities last year,...

Articles about Mining Accidents South Africa - latimes

YOU ARE HERE: LAT Home→Collections→Mining Accidents South Africa ... Three miners were killed and 94 injured in an accident at a South African gold mine...

Gold mining silicosis | Leighday.co.uk

Anglo American South Africa (AASA) was the head office company of the Anglo ... Up to 1998, there were 11 Anglo American gold mines in South Africa, ... Legal 500 2015 top tier firm · Child Brain Injury Trust · Chambers top ranked firm 2017...

Gold Mining and Labor Concerns & Rights - South Africa & China

In 2014, nine workers at a South African gold mine died when a rock fall ... their bodies are still developing, they are more likely to be injured, sickened, or killed.

Perspectives on Compensation for Occupational Injuries | Labour ...

In South Africa, the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act or ... In the case of Free State Consolidated Gold Mines (Operations) Bpk h/a...

African Newsletter 1-2011 Mining

Aug 25, 2011 ... 8 Occupational injuries in a gold mining company in Ghana. Dolf Kofi ... South African mines ..... involved are the risks of snakebites and injury.

Mining deaths in South Africa drop 10% to lowest level ever in 2014 ...

Feb 2, 2015 ... South African Mineral resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi ... Gold and platinum mines are main contributors to accidents and fatalities, he said. ... Injuries have also dropped over time, falling about 18%, from 3 123 in 2013,...

Adding Insult To Injury, South African Gold Mining Union Demands ...

May 19, 2013 ... In case the complete disconnect of paper selling from physical hand-over-fist buying (see this chart to explain all the gold activity in Q1 which...

Fact sheet 2016: Safety in Mining - Chamber of Mines South Africa

strides in improving the safety performance of South African mines. .... mine injuries. MINING FATALITIES PER COMMODITY 1993 - 2014. Gold. Other. Platinum.

AngloGold Ashanti silicosis lawsuit (So. Africa) | Business & Human ...

In October 2006, a South African gold miner named Thembekile Mankayi sued ... Under South Africa's Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act...

Unnatural Deaths in South African Platinum Miners, 1992–2008

Sep 13, 2011 ... The mortality rate from unnatural deaths for South Africa is nearly double .... cohort, such as 110/100,000 py in South African HIV-negative gold miners ... fatal occupational injuries in the platinum mining sector in South Africa,...

South Africa Gold Mine: Latest News, Photos, Videos on South ...

Police and politicians say four miners have been shot and injured, apparently by security guards using rubber bullets at a gold mine owned by the South African...