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SA mining takes another hit on fatality stats

Just as the dust has started settling on fatality occurrences in South Africa's mining sector, Anglo American Platinum has reported a loss of life of an employee.

Harmony Gold reports fatality at Tshepong

Harmony Gold Mining Company has reported that one of its employees was fatally injured in a fall of ground incident at its Tshepong mine in Welkom, Free State.
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Sibanye-Stillwater suffers another employee fatality

Sibanye-Stillwater has suffered another employee fatality, this time at its Khomanani mine at the Driefontein operation.

Tragedy at Gamsberg project halts development

Vedanta Zinc International (VZI) and ELB Group have confirmed that an accident at VZI’s Gamsberg zinc project near Aggeneys in the Northern Cape claimed the life of an ELB employee on Friday, 25 May.
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Fatalities at Harmony Gold’s Joel mine

Harmony Gold Mining Company regrets to advise that two of its employees were fatally injured in a seismic related fall of ground incident at its Joel mine near Welkom in the Free State on Tuesday morning. An...

Harmony Gold employee killed in fall of ground incident at Masimong mine

An employee was killed in a fall of ground accident on Friday at Harmony Gold's Masimong mine, in the Free State. This comes in the wake of the Department of Mineral Resources’ (DMR) announcement of...

Acacia Mining reports contractor fatality at North Mara in Tanzania

Acacia Mining, the LSE-listed African gold miner on Friday reported a fatality at its North Mara gold operation in Tanzania. Chacha Range, an operator for one of Acacia’s contractors at North Mara, passed away as...

Fatality at Mimosa platinum mine in Zimbabwe

Aquarius Platinum has advised that an employee of JV entity Mimosa Platinum in Zimbabwe was fatally injured whilst working underground on 4 January 2016. The company did not reveal the cause of the accident. The Aquarius board and...

Mineral resources minister urges mines to tighten up safety

New Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has urged mines to place greater emphasis on matters of health and safety following a mine fatality this week. The Department of Minerals Resources said in a statement on Wednesday...

Lonmin reports fatality at Rowland shaft

Platinum miner Lonmin announced that a locomotive driver was killed in a mudslide at its Rowland shaft in Marikana on Monday. No other employees were injured in the incident. An investigation into the accident has begun, in conjunction with...