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  • More than 170 mineworkers are killed at Kinross Mine,

    More than 170 mineworkers are killed at Kinross Mine, South Africa. 16 September 1986. References. Anon. (1995) 'Mine disaster pushes safety to top of political agenda' [online] Available at: mg [Accessed 6 September 2010]| Anon. (unknown) 'South African Disaster in a Gold mine'[online] Available at: time

  • Down A Mine YouTube

    2016-03-18· A journey underground at one of South Africa's oldest gold mines in the Barberton area, Mpumalanga Province. Filmed using a GoPro, the video shows the numero...

  • BBC ON THIS DAY 16 1986: Kinross Miners 'killed where

    South Africa's gold mines were notoriously dangerous workplaces for the country's mainly black miners. The men were usually unskilled and had to work at depths of up to 12,000 feet (3,658 m) and temperatures reaching 30C. Between 1900 and 1993 69,000 mineworkers died in accidents and more than one million were seriously injured.

  • Seven killed in South Africa gold mine collapse World

    Seven killed in South Africa gold mine collapse By Eddie Haywood 14 May 2018 Seven South African miners were killed on May 3 following the collapse of a mineshaft at a gold mine in Driefontein

  • Mining disasters and rescues Health24

    Mining disasters and rescues Harmony Gold praised its rescue team on Sunday evening, The fire at Kusasalethu Gold mine, 435 miners died in a mining disaster at Coalbrook in South Africa.

  • 17 Die in Blast in South African Gold Mine The New York

    1999-07-30· 17 Die in Blast in South African Gold Mine. By Agence France-Presse. This is the worst mining disaster for the mine's owner, South Africa's mines are among the world's deepest and

  • Mine Accidents and Disasters

    Mine Accidents and Disasters

  • Emu gold mine disaster still leaves hearts broken three

    2020-05-11· South African mining giant Gold Fields, which bought Agnew in 2001, said it will replace memorial plaques at Leinster and the mine site which have incorrectly spelt the names of the dead mine

  • South Africans Shocked by Mine Shooting YouTube

    2012-08-17· South Africans Shocked by Mine Shooting Associated Press. South Africa's Illegal Gold Mines Duration: South African Mining Disaster

  • Scores die in South Africa mine blaze From the Guardian

    Scores die in South Africa mine an underground fire led to one of the worst ever mining disasters in South Africa. A spokesman for the gold mine's worst mine disaster.]

  • Mining accident Wikipedia

    2020-05-16· 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.Coal mining is considered much more hazardous than hard rock mining due to flat-lying rock strata, generally incompetent rock, the

  • Five miners killed in fire at South African copper mine

    Five miners died on Sunday in a fire at a South African copper mine operated by unlisted Palabora Mining Company, the company said in a statement.

  • The world's worst mining disasters

    On 10 August, 2012, rock drill operators at the Marikana Platinum mine in the North West province of South Africa threw down their tools in protest about wages. The strike spiralled into clashes between two rival unions the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union and led to the death of 35 workers and two police officers.

  • FACTBOX-Some of the world's worst mining accidents

    South Africa may be trying to raise its safety performance to those of other industrialized mining nations, but it is the developing world, particularly China, that has the worst record in terms

  • Gold (1974 film) Wikipedia

    2020-06-01· Gold is a 1974 British thriller film starring Roger Moore and Susannah York and directed by Peter R. Hunt.It was based on the 1970 novel Gold Mine by Wilbur Smith.Moore plays Rodney "Rod" Slater, general manager of a South African gold mine, who is instructed by his boss Steyner (Bradford Dillman) to break through an underground dike into what he is told is a rich seam of gold.

  • Brief history of coal mining in South Africa Mining for

    2020-06-07· Major South African gold mining companies; The gold mining life cycle; People of gold; stone in gold mining; Brief history of coal mining in South Africa. 300 to 1880 A total of 435 men die in the Coalbrook colliery disaster 1963

  • Gold mining Wikipedia

    2020-05-30· It is impossible to know the exact date that humans first began to mine gold, but some of the oldest known gold artifacts were found in the Varna Necropolis in Bulgaria.The graves of the necropolis were built between 4700 and 4200 BC, indicating that gold mining could be at least 7000 years old. A group of German and Georgian archaeologists claims the Sakdrisi site in southern

  • South Africa gold miners die after earthquake strikes

    Media caption Mark Lowen goes inside a South African gold mine. On that occasion, no-one died. But not long afterwards, two of the company's employees were killed at a different mine, news agency

  • South African miners: Two die in Harmony Gold

    Two miners in South Africa die in accidents at Harmony Gold mines, as the search continues for another miner missing after an earlier deadly fire.

  • Trends and causes of fatalities in South African mines

    Since conditions in South Africa's deep gold mines are unusually deep, many authors have argued that it is difficult to make com- TABLE 6 Coal mine underground fatality rates for South African Chamber of Mines members, Great Brit- ain, United States, West Germany, New South Wales and India Year South Africa Great USA West NSW1' India" (Chamber members) Britain Germany" 1978 1.46 0.23 0.52