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South African miners trapped in Doornkop Gold Mine fire ...

Rescue workers in South Africa trying to nine miners still trapped underground following a fire at a gold mine west of Johannesburg.

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South Africa police fire teargas as mine unrest spreads ...

South African police fired teargas and rubber bullets to disperse striking miners at a gold mine near Johannesburg on Monday, the latest outbreak in a wave of labour militancy spreading from ...

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South Africa copper mine fire leaves 5 miners dead, one ...

16/07/2018  Five miners died in a South African copper mine Sunday after a fire trapped the workers underground, the country's Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union said.

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South African mine owner Amplats fires 12,000 workers ...

06/10/2012  The world's biggest platinum producer, Anglo American Platinum, fires 12,000 striking South African miners after a protracted strike over wages.

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South African copper mine conveyor fire Resources Safety ...

South African copper mine conveyor fire What happened? On Sunday 15 July 2018, six mine workers in a South African underground copper mine died in a refuge chamber as a result of a fire on a conveyor. How did it happen? While the incident is still under investigation, there are a number of matters relevant to all underground operations that have so far been identified, including: A refuge bay ...

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BBC ON THIS DAY 16 1986: Kinross Miners 'killed where ...

At least 177 people have died during a lethal fire in a South African gold mine. ... South Africa's gold mines were notoriously dangerous workplaces for the country's mainly black miners. The men were usually unskilled and had to work at depths of up to 12,000 feet (3,658 m) and temperatures reaching 30C. Between 1900 and 1993 69,000 mineworkers died in accidents and more than one million were ...

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Nearly 1,000 miners trapped underground in South Africa ...

02/02/2018  South Africa produces around 10 per cent of the world's gold and is home to its deepest mines, with workers often operating more than two miles

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South African miners trapped in Doornkop Gold Mine

Rescue workers in South Africa trying to nine miners still trapped underground following a fire at a gold mine west of Johannesburg.

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Five miners die in South African copper mine fire as ...

16/07/2018  According to the South African Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU), the fire broke out at 1.25am local time (12.25am BST) on Sunday morning at the Palabora Mining Company in ...

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South Africa police fire teargas as mine unrest spreads ...

South African police fired teargas and rubber bullets to disperse striking miners at a gold mine near Johannesburg on Monday, the latest outbreak in a wave of labour militancy spreading from ...

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South African mine owner Amplats fires 12,000 workers ...

05/10/2012  The world's biggest platinum producer, Anglo American Platinum, fires 12,000 striking South African miners after a protracted strike over wages.

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South Africa copper mine fire leaves 5 miners dead, one ...

15/07/2018  Five miners died in a South African copper mine Sunday after a fire trapped the workers underground, the country’s Association of Mineworkers and

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The heavy toll of coal mining in South Africa ...

02/04/2015  But South Africa, which currently generates 90 percent of its electricity through coal, is already struggling with the devastating impacts of more than a century of excessive mining.

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Mining industry of South Africa - Wikipedia

The South African mining industry is frequently criticized for its poor safety record and high number of fatalities but conditions are improving. Total fatalities were 533 in 1995 and had fallen to 199 in 2006. The overall fatality rate in 2006 was 0.43 per 1,000 per annum but this hides some important differences. The gold mining rate was 0.71, platinum mining was 0.24 and other mining was 0 ...

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Nearly 1,000 miners trapped underground in South

South Africa produces around 10 per cent of the world's gold and is home to its deepest mines, with workers often operating more than two miles beneath the surface. World news in pictures Show all 50

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Mine Strike Mayhem Stuns South Africa as Police Open

17/08/2012  MARIKANA, South Africa — The police fired on machete-wielding workers engaged in a wildcat strike at a platinum mine here on Thursday, leaving a

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Five miners die in South African copper mine fire as ...

16/07/2018  According to the South African Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU), the fire broke out at 1.25am local time (12.25am BST) on Sunday morning at the Palabora Mining Company in ...

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Nearly 500 South African miners escape after fire

22/02/2015  Nearly 500 miners who were trapped underground by a fire at a gold mine in South Africa on Sunday were brought to the surface safely, a spokeswoman for mining company Harmony Gold said. The fire at the mine near Carletonville, about an hour from Johannesburg, was detected at around 0740 GMT, nearly two kilometres (1.25 miles) underground.

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Nearly 500 South African miners escape after fire

23/02/2015  JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Nearly 500 miners who were trapped underground by a fire at a gold mine in South Africa on Sunday, February 22, were brought to the surface safely, a spokeswoman for ...

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South Africa police fire teargas as mine unrest spreads ...

South African police fired teargas and rubber bullets to disperse striking miners at a gold mine near Johannesburg on Monday, the latest outbreak in a wave of labour militancy spreading from ...

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South African mine owner Amplats fires 12,000 workers ...

05/10/2012  The world's biggest platinum producer, Anglo American Platinum, fires 12,000 striking South African miners after a protracted strike over wages.

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Mining industry of South Africa - Wikipedia

The South African mining industry is frequently criticized for its poor safety record and high number of fatalities but conditions are improving. Total fatalities were 533 in 1995 and had fallen to 199 in 2006. The overall fatality rate in 2006 was 0.43 per 1,000 per annum but this hides some important differences. The gold mining rate was 0.71, platinum mining was 0.24 and other mining was 0 ...

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South Africa shocked by police shootings at mine - CNN

17/08/2012  Protesters gather at the Lonmin platinum mine in Marikana, South Africa on August 17, 2012 where the day before 34 people were killed when police opened fire on striking mineworkers.

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OPTIMUM COAL MINE OF SOUTH AFRICA - YouTube

19/12/2016  Optimum coal mine has a vital role of supplying coal to Eskom and has valuable source to provide electricity to a big part of South Africa. Here is the video showing what this coal mine is all ...

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South African Mine-Protected Vehicles Weapons and

29/11/2018  Update South African [Denel Mechem] Casspir – In service with 10 African, South American, and Asian nations, the blast-protected Casspir is at the heart of a wide family of vehicles. Those include APC, Ambulance, Blesbok Freighter/Weapons Platform, Duiker 5000-liter Tanker and Artillery Fire Control, Fire Support Team, 15-ton capacity Gemsbok Recovery, Mechem Mine

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Marikana massacre - Wikipedia

The vast majority of those killed were killed by fire from the R5 assault rifle used by the police. The official figure for strikers injured during the shooting is 78. The strike was considered a seminal event in modern South African history, and was followed by similar strikes at other mines across South Africa, events which collectively made 2012 the most protest-filled year in the country ...

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