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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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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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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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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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Five of the world's worst mining disasters

2013-12-15  Here is a list with five of the deadliest mining accidents in the world. 1. Explosion at Benxihu Colliery. With a history marked by violence and forced labor under dual Chinese and Japanese, this mine, located in China, was the stage of a coal-dust explosion in 1942. The accident

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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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Analysis of artisanal and small-scale gold mining

The single accident in 2010 and 2011 claiming the lives of 100 and 140 illegal artisanal and small-scale miners respectively occurred in the Dunkwa district, accounting for its highest number of deaths. The result further shows some linkage between the number of accidents and the number of fatalities.

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Mining Environmental Accidents, Pollution, Tailing Dams

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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Mine Accidents and Disasters

Mine Accidents and Disasters

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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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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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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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Twelve die in DR Congo gold mine accident: UN radio

2021-5-24  Twelve die in DR Congo gold mine accident: UN radio. A dozen clandestine miners died when a makeshift gold mine collapsed in the north of the Democratic Republic of Congo, UN radio Okapi reported Monday. The accident took place around midday Saturday near Bondo in Lower Uele province, the report quoted regional deputy Eddy Pascal Sinango as saying.

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As Many As 100 Feared Dead in Gold Mine Accident

2021-10-28  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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One presumed dead, two injured in accident at B.C. gold

2021-2-2  One person is presumed dead and another two were injured after an accident at a gold mine in interior British Columbia. New Gold Inc. said in a release that a mud rush occurred at its New Afton

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Mining Environmental Accidents, Pollution, Tailing Dams

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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Mine Disasters, 1839-2020 NIOSH CDC

Accident type . Explosion includes explosives, blast, powder fumes; Fire includes smoke; Water includes flood, dam failure, inundation ; Ground fall includes cave-in, roof fall/bump, fall of rock/face/rib, collapse, slide of bank, snowslide ; Machinery/Equipment fall includes cage fall, fall of skip, mine car fall, hoisting accident, crosshead fall, breaking drawbar

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Mine Accidents and Disasters

Mine Accidents and Disasters

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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

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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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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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Six dead in gold mine accident Chinadaily.cn

2021-2-18  Six people died in a fire-related accident early Wednesday morning as workers conducted equipment maintenance at a gold mine in Zhaoyuan, a county-level city in

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Gold Miner Plunges To Death, Spike In Mine Accidents

2020-9-29  Gold Miner Plunges To Death, Authorities Worried Over Spike In Mine Accidents. September 29, 2020. Read Next. Jinan Corporation to create 500 jobs, US$100m in exports. A 23-year-old Kadoma miner, who was working in an underground gold mine

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As Many As 100 Feared Dead in Gold Mine Accident

2021-10-28  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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Mine Disasters, 1839-2020 NIOSH CDC

Accident type . Explosion includes explosives, blast, powder fumes; Fire includes smoke; Water includes flood, dam failure, inundation ; Ground fall includes cave-in, roof fall/bump, fall of rock/face/rib, collapse, slide of bank, snowslide ; Machinery/Equipment fall includes cage fall, fall of skip, mine car fall, hoisting accident, crosshead fall, breaking drawbar

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SPECIAL REPORT: Why is mining still so dangerous

2019-5-20  In Zimbabwe, 28 artisanal miners drown when the gold mine they are working in floods. An open cast mine in the Congo collapses. An explosion kills 304 at Soma in Turkey. Miners are trapped in a copper mine in Chile, coal miners in New Zealand and West Virginia are killed in accidents.

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Mine Accidents and Disasters

Mine Accidents and Disasters

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