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Shabangu to visit Harmony mine after workers' deaths
Shabangu to visit Harmony mine after workers' deaths
Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu will visit Harmony Gold's stricken Doornkop mine on Thursday, where eight workers died...
Eight miners' bodies recovered at Harmony after fire
Eight miners' bodies recovered at Harmony after fire
Government said on Thursday that rescuers have recovered eight bodies after a fire and rock fall at Harmony Gold's Doornkop mine near Johannesburg, and one other miner remained missing....
State sends condolences to dead miners' families and friends
State sends condolences to dead miners' families and friends
"The inspectors immediately went to the mine after being notified of the accident and later issued a section 54 instruction to the employer to...
Mine 'carnage' worries Susan Shabangu
Mine 'carnage' worries Susan Shabangu
Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu described the mounting death toll in the country's lethal mines as "carnage" on Thursday and said there...
New mine safety regulations due in SA by 2012
New mine safety regulations due in SA by 2012
South Africa is looking at revised safety regulations to help tackle rising mine deaths in the world's top platinum and a major gold producer,...
NUM due to protest over mine deaths
NUM due to protest over mine deaths
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is planning protests and a day of mourning to highlight its concerns over mining fatalities, according to a...
SA mines face shutdown over deaths
SA mines face shutdown over deaths
South Africa's powerful National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) may shut the sector down for a day to protest a recent surge in mining deaths,...
Harmony stops operations at SA mine
Harmony stops operations at SA mine
Harmony Gold, the world's fifth largest gold miner, said on Thursday that it had stopped operations at its Joel mine in South Africa after an...
Dozens killed in Pakistan mine blast
Dozens killed in Pakistan mine blast
The death toll from Sunday's methane gas explosions in a coal mine in Pakistan's south-western province of Baluchistan rose to 45 on Monday,...
AngloPlat suspends operations at Thembelani
AngloPlat suspends operations at Thembelani
Anglo Platinum, the world's top platinum producer, on Monday halted operations at its Thembelani mine after a worker died in an accident.
Worker dies at Harmony mine
Worker dies at Harmony mine
A winch operator died at Harmony Gold Mining Company's Bambanani mine in the Free State after a ground fall, the National Union of Mineworkers...
SA mine deaths down in 2010
SA mine deaths down in 2010
One-hundred-and-twenty-eight mine workers died in 2010, which was a 24% improvement over the previous year, Chamber of Mines CEO Bheki Sibiya said...

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