• Mining in SA: Then, now, and into the future IRR ...

    The Contribution of Mining to South Africa. ... collapse. The two worst tragedies on gold mines killed 177 people at the Kinross mine in 1986, and 104 at Vaal Reefs in 1995, when a locomotive fell down a lift shaft and landed on a cage, causing it to plunge to the bottom of the shaft. ... 36 000 men had been killed in accidents on South Africa ...

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    Mining Accidents News Service from EIN News. Online News Monitoring Made Simple. Established in 1995, EIN Newsdesk helps millions of users track breaking news across thousands of trusted websites.

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  • Vaal Reefs Mine Mining Accident Database

    Mine Accident Type: Underground train crash Fatalities: 104 Copyright © 2020 Mining Accident Database | Home

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  • The coal industry and safety Coal Mining Matters

    South African coal mining industry sponsors advanced drilling equipment. Following the disaster at Coalbrook Colliery in 1960, where rescuers were unable to reach working areas, the coal mining members of the Minerals Council South Africa (then the Chamber of Mines) acquired a Wirth L10 drill and ancillary equipment worth R600,000 to assist with rescue operations at South African …

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  • Commissions/Publications Mining: Government Publications ...

    Report of the Auditor General on the financial statements of the South African Diamond Board for the year ended 31 March 2000 RP 77 2001. Report of the Auditor General on the financial statements of the Mines and Works Compensation fund for 2000/2001 financial year RP 166 2001. South Africa Department of Mineral and Energy.

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  • Mining accident Wikipedia

    Sep 03, 2004· A mining accident is an accident that occurs during the process of mining minerals or metals. Thousands of miners die from mining accidents each year, especially from underground coal mining, although accidents also occur in hard rock mining is considered much more hazardous than hard rock mining due to flatlying rock strata, generally incompetent rock, the …

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  • Over 100 Gold Miners Killed in South African Accident ...

    May 12, 1995· Over 100 Gold Miners Killed in South African Accident. By Howard W. French. ... See the article in its original context from May 12, 1995, Section A, Page 3 Buy ... Mining is South Africa's ...

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  • ANALYSIS: Miner safety – where to from here?

    May 06, 2018· At the end of 2017, headlines ran announcing that for the first time in a decade, the mining death toll in South Africa had risen. By March 2018, …

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  • Mine Elevator Crash Kills 100 In South Africa SFGate

    19950512 04:00:00 PDT Orkney, South Africa Rescuers began removing bodies yesterday from the twisted wreckage of an elevator that plunged a third of a mile to the bottom of a deep shaft with ...

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  • South Africa Miners: 6 Killed in Underground Copper Mine ...

    Jul 16, 2018· South African mining fatalities increased last year for the first time in a decade and, six and a half months into 2018, the industry is on pace for the most deaths since the 112 reported in 2012. ... While the toll is still far below the 553 recorded in 1995, the trend poses questions about the future of mining in South Africa, as workers ...

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  • Mining accidents AP NEWS

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African man who was impaled on a crowbar in a 2015 mining accident has qualified to run in the Comrades ultramarathon on Sunday. Daniel de Wet lost a kidney and suffered other internal injuries when the () metal rod entered his groin area and exited his back just below a shoulder blade.

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  • Virtual reality for mine safety training in South Africa

    The Journal of The South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy JULY 2001 209 Introduction The need for improved worker safety training programmes, as a means to reduce accidents in South African mines, is being emphasized by all industry stakeholders and driven by legislation1. Accident statistics (cf. Table I) ... 1995 401 181 45% 68 ...

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  • (PDF) Analysis of fatalities and injuries involving mining ...

    Three recent mining accidents, the 2002 mine inundation at ... and injuries as a function of mining experience (1995 ... on medical claims for the entire population of South Korean workers aged 25 ...

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