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15 Insane mining accidents Mineral Processing &

2013-9-14  9. Open-pit coal mine fire in Gippsland. Using this open-pit coal mine was the only way the fire fighters had to stop a huge fire in the large rural region of Victoria, in Australia. 10. Coal mine accident in Pakistan. In 2011, in Quetta (Pakistan), 45 miners died in a coal mine

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Mine Accidents and Disasters Department of Mineral

MINE ACCIDENTS AND DISASTERS. 177 Mine workers were killed on 16 September 1986 at the Kinross Gold Mine in Evander, Mpumalanga. An acetylene cylinder ignited the polyurethane foam that covered the side-walls of the mining tunnel. The miners were choked to death by the toxic fumes from the combination of burning plastic and polyurethane.

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Analysis of artisanal and small-scale gold mining

Of the 36 accidents, five resulted in single fatalities, with the remaining 32 resulting in multiple fatalities, indicating the high consequence nature of ASM accidents. The results also indicated an average annual fatality rate of 44, which far exceeds the annual fatality of 5 of the large-scale mining sector of Ghana.

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Eleven Die in Illegal Gold Mining Accidents

2021-10-11  Eleven Die in Illegal Gold Mining Accidents. October 11, 21 by John Jeffay. (IDEX Online) At least 11 illegal miners most of them digging for gold have died in the last three months in accidents in Angola's central Huambo region. Many thousands of people across the country rely on unregulated and illegal gold mining for their livelihoods.

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9 workers found dead in China gold mine explosions

2021-10-18  Authorities have detained mine managers for delaying reporting the accident. Such protracted and expensive rescue efforts are relatively new in China’s mining industry, which used to average 5,000 deaths per year. Increased supervision has improved safety, although demand for coal and precious metals continues to prompt corner-cutting.

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11 killed in two gold mine accidents in central China

2017-3-25  Accidents at two neighboring gold mines in central China's Henan province killed 11 people on Friday, the official Xinhua news agency reported, citing local authorities.

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One presumed dead, two injured in accident at B.C. gold

2021-2-2  New Gold's New Afton mine, west of Kamloops, B.C., Feb. 2, 2021. One person is presumed dead and another two were injured after an accident at a gold mine in interior British Columbia. New Gold

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Mining Environmental Accidents, Pollution, Tailing Dams

2021-9-30  The price of gold is sensitive to crisis, but can itself be the cause of turmoil, especially in an environmental context. During the past year and a half of the global pandemic, the gold price reached historic heights. As a result, an artisanal gold-mining boom swept the world, notably in countries that are but resource-rich. Read more

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Five of the world's worst mining disasters

2013-12-15  The event, still the worst mining disaster in Europe’s history, sparked strikes in the country. 3. Accidents at Japanese coal mines. Photo: Wikimedia. A gas explosion at the Japanese Mitsubishi Hojyo coal mine, on December 15, 1914, killed 687 workers. It’s still the deadliest mining accident

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Mine Accident and Fatality Resources by State

2021-9-15  Alabama Mine Fatalities Database. The Alabama Coal Mine Fatalities Database consists of 2,188 records compiled by the staff of the Government Documents Department using available annual reports of Alabama mine inspectors from 1898 through 1938. GenDisasters. Alabama Mining Explosions and Accidents.

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Gold prospecting Gold Mining Disasters

In the century between 1870 and 1970, the United States recorded 104 mining disasters which took five or more lives, for a total of 1403 people killed. However, only 25% of those were gold mining accidents. Of those 27 disasters in gold mines, 12 involved fire, the main supports being timber, and crowded bunkhouses jammed together in tinder dry

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Six dead in gold mine accident Chinadaily.cn

2021-3-31  The gold mine, in the town of Xiadian, started production in 1990, according to information on the Zhaoyuan government website. An investigation into the accident is underway. Last month, an explosion at another gold mine in Yantai led to the deaths of 10 miners, with one still unaccounted for.

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Eleven Die in Illegal Gold Mining Accidents

2021-10-11  Eleven Die in Illegal Gold Mining Accidents. October 11, 21 by John Jeffay. (IDEX Online) At least 11 illegal miners most of them digging for gold have died in the last three months in accidents in Angola's central Huambo region. Many thousands of people across the country rely on unregulated and illegal gold mining for their livelihoods.

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9 workers found dead in China gold mine explosions

2021-10-18  Authorities have detained mine managers for delaying reporting the accident. Such protracted and expensive rescue efforts are relatively new in China’s mining industry, which used to average 5,000 deaths per year. Increased supervision has improved safety, although demand for coal and precious metals continues to prompt corner-cutting.

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Five of the world's worst mining disasters

2013-12-15  The event, still the worst mining disaster in Europe’s history, sparked strikes in the country. 3. Accidents at Japanese coal mines. Photo: Wikimedia. A gas explosion at the Japanese Mitsubishi Hojyo coal mine, on December 15, 1914, killed 687 workers. It’s still the deadliest mining accident

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Six dead in gold mine accident Chinadaily.cn

2021-2-18  The gold mine, in the town of Xiadian, started production in 1990, according to information on the Zhaoyuan government website. An investigation into the accident is underway.

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Mine Accidents and Disasters

Mine Accidents and Disasters

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Fatal accidents in the Western Australian mining industry

2021-10-22  Fatal accidents in the Western Australian mining industry 2000-12 REPORT. 1. 1 Introduction. This report examines the 52 fatal mining accidents that . occurred in Western Australia over the 13-year period from 2000 to 2012, inclusive. Most of the information came from completed investigation reports in the Department of Mines and Petroleum

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One presumed dead, two injured in accident at B.C. gold

2021-2-2  New Gold's New Afton mine, west of Kamloops, B.C., Feb. 2, 2021. One person is presumed dead and another two were injured after an accident at a gold mine in interior British Columbia. New Gold

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Mine Accident and Fatality Resources by State

2021-9-15  Alabama Mine Fatalities Database. The Alabama Coal Mine Fatalities Database consists of 2,188 records compiled by the staff of the Government Documents Department using available annual reports of Alabama mine inspectors from 1898 through 1938. GenDisasters. Alabama Mining Explosions and Accidents.

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Eleven Die in Illegal Gold Mining Accidents

2021-10-11  Eleven Die in Illegal Gold Mining Accidents. October 11, 21 by John Jeffay. (IDEX Online) At least 11 illegal miners most of them digging for gold have died in the last three months in accidents in Angola's central Huambo region. Many thousands of people across the country rely on unregulated and illegal gold mining for their livelihoods.

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Gold prospecting Gold Mining Disasters

In the century between 1870 and 1970, the United States recorded 104 mining disasters which took five or more lives, for a total of 1403 people killed. However, only 25% of those were gold mining accidents. Of those 27 disasters in gold mines, 12 involved fire, the main supports being timber, and crowded bunkhouses jammed together in tinder dry

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Six dead in gold mine accident Chinadaily.cn

2021-2-18  The gold mine, in the town of Xiadian, started production in 1990, according to information on the Zhaoyuan government website. An investigation into the accident is underway.

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11 killed in two gold mine accidents in central China

2017-3-25  Accidents at two neighboring gold mines in central China's Henan province killed 11 people on Friday, the official Xinhua news agency reported, citing local authorities.

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As Many As 100 Feared Dead in Gold Mine Accident

2021-10-21  ORKNEY, South Africa (AP) _ An elevator in a gold mine fell 1,500 feet to the bottom of a mine shaft, killing as many as 100 people, mine officials and the government said today. The elevator dropped down the shaft late Wednesday after a locomotive fell on it, and was lying at the bottom of the shaft 1 1/2 miles underground, said Dick Fisher, regional general manager of the Vaal Reefs mining

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Mining Environmental Accidents, Pollution, Tailing Dams

2021-9-30  The price of gold is sensitive to crisis, but can itself be the cause of turmoil, especially in an environmental context. During the past year and a half of the global pandemic, the gold price reached historic heights. As a result, an artisanal gold-mining boom swept the world, notably in countries that are but resource-rich. Read more

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One worker confirmed dead in Chinese gold mine blast

2021-1-21  Mining accidents are common in China, where the industry has a poor safety record and regulations are often weakly enforced. 12 trapped workers alive after gold mine

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Congo gold mine collapses, killing at least 50, NGO says

2020-9-12  Mining accidents are common in unregulated mines in Congo, with dozens of deaths every year in mines where often ill-equipped diggers burrow deep underground. A landslide at a disused gold

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Argentina mine accident spills cyanide into rivers News

Over a million litres of a cyanide solution leaked from the Veladero gold mine in Argentina’s western San Juan province into nearby rivers in the Jáchal basin, following a pipe valve failure on 12 September. The event has exposed underlying tensions, with local residents questioning official information released about the potential health consequences of the accident.

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Kumtor Gold Mine, Kyrgyzstan Bankwatch

The Kumtor open pit gold mine is located in a majestic surrounding in the Kyrgyzstan mountains. It receives continued support by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, despite several accidents in the past and ongoing environmental damages from the mining

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