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NUM, Amcu demand action after six miners killed in Limpopo blaze
NUM, Amcu demand action after six miners killed in Limpopo blaze
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) and the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) have called for accountability after six...
Sibanye-Stillwater boss 'traumatised' by surge in mine deaths
Sibanye-Stillwater boss 'traumatised' by surge in mine deaths
Sibanye-Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman said he was "deeply saddened and traumatised" to have lost so many mineworkers at the mines' operations.
Death toll at Sibanye-Stillwater mine rises to four, one miner still missing
Death toll at Sibanye-Stillwater mine rises to four, one miner still missing
A fourth miner has been found dead at an abandoned working area of a mine owned by Sibanye-Stillwater while a fifth miner remains unaccounted...
Mine tragedies are not a numbers game
Mine tragedies are not a numbers game
"Only” 77 people died in South African mine accidents last year compared with 84 the previous year, but observers warn that this does not mean...
[Video]Weekend 101: Putin, politics and looking pretty
[Video]Weekend 101: Putin, politics and looking pretty
Our weekly roundup includes the Harmony Gold mining tragedy, Sochi’s Olympic-sized woes, the Zille-Ramphele debacle, and a lesson on good looks.
Every death is one too many
Every death is one too many
Pwc's latest report on the mining sector — SA Mine — notes that companies continue to focus priority attention on creating a safe...
NUM leader shot dead in front of Lonmin mine
NUM leader shot dead in front of Lonmin mine
The violence comes amid heightened tensions after deadly strikes at the platinum mine last year.
[Video]Revealed: Zim's illegal gold panning crisis
[Video]Revealed: Zim's illegal gold panning crisis
Footage obtained by the M&G shows unemployed Zimbabweans turning to illegal gold mining in a desperate bid to make money, resulting in many deaths.
NUM bleeds both workers and lives
NUM bleeds both workers and lives
So far this year, 13 shop stewards of the NUM have been killed, according to the union's spokesperson, Lesiba Seshoka.
Five miners killed in fire at Driefontein mine
Five miners killed in fire at Driefontein mine
"Gold Fields Limited regrets to report that five employees have lost their lives at the 4 Shaft (Ya-Rona) KDC West mine, near Merafong ... when...
China says over 2 400 dead in coal mines in 2010
China says over 2 400 dead in coal mines in 2010
A total of 2 433 people died in coal mine accidents in China last year, a senior work safety official said on Friday, vowing to beef up safety...
Chinese mine disaster kills 20
Chinese mine disaster kills 20
A coal mine in China accident killed 20 miners and left another 17 missing underground on Saturday, the government said, in the latest tragedy...

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