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Fatality at Gold Fields' South Deep

Fatality at Gold Fields' South Deep

Rock burst from seismic events kills one, mine suspended

Gold and Silver News

03 JUNE 2019
Samarco fallout will spread

Samarco fallout will spread

Industry's social licence to operate, and cost of licence, back under spotlight

Miner's right

09 NOVEMBER 2015

FIFO report reignites mental health debate

Lacklustre parliamentary response to a Western Australia FIFO report that raises more questions than...


24 JUNE 2015

Quebec miners in criminal charges first

Two mining companies in Quebec have been charged with criminal negligence for the first time in Canada's...

North America

23 JUNE 2015

Permitting issues cloud Turkey mining outlook

The country's mining industry continues to battle rising costs and permitting issues

Europe/Middle East

29 MAY 2015

New UK mining law to make miners put safety first

Another new law is due to come into force in the UK in 2015 which will change health and safety laws...

Europe/Middle East

15 MARCH 2015

Turkey mine accidents claimed 361 lives in 2014

The report by the Confederation of Revolutionary Workers' Unions revealed 81 mine accidents claimed the...

Europe/Middle East

23 JANUARY 2015

After the dust settles

There was a global intake of breathe as an audacious rescue plan to winch every one of them to safety...


15 DECEMBER 2014

Out of the ashes

Deep mining is a sophisticated and complex activity and, when a loss occurs, a detailed practical knowledge...


11 DECEMBER 2014

Canada safety report signals change ahead

The review process includes assessing the current and emerging occupational health and safety issues...

North America

09 DECEMBER 2014

Mining's mental health fight

Mental health is becoming an increasingly prominent issue, particularly in Australia, where a recent...


02 DECEMBER 2014

Anglo American agrees to landmark silicosis settlement

The South African arm of Anglo American plc has settled a compensation claim in a silicosis case brought...