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Jan 24, 2020·South Africa’s mining death tollreached an all-time low in 2019 with 51 fatalities. The country’s Department of Mineral Resources has published statistics …

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  • Dramatic decline in SA mine deaths highlights changing
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    Dramatic decline in SA mine deaths highlights changing

    Sep 29, 2019· As we reported in May 2019 (when we first flagged the 2019minesafety trend) a more revealing data point is thefatality frequency rate— a ratio of deaths per million hours worked. In South...

  • South African Mine fatalities at a Mining Review Africa
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    South African Mine fatalities at a Mining Review Africa

    Jan 27, 2020· 2019 Had the lowest number of mining fatalities on record inSouth Africawith 51 deaths reported. This is according to the 2019 mining health and safety statistics released by Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Gwede Mantashe on Friday. The report showed a continued year-on-year improvement of 37% in comparison to the 81 recorded in 2019.

  • Trends and causes of fatalities in South African mines
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    Trends and causes of fatalities in South African mines

    Nov 01, 1991· ''Provisional. 183 parisons with goldminingelsewhere. This argument ignores the observation that depth affects only the rockburstfatality rateand does not appear to affect the rockfallfatality rate. In respect to coalminingmethods,South Africancoalminingis a mixture of in-seam, room-and-pillar and longwall methods.

  • Mineral Resources releases 2018 Mine Health and Safety
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    Mineral Resources releases 2018 Mine Health and Safety

    Mar 01, 2019· Thefatalitiesper commodity in 2018 were as follows: 40 in the gold sector, 12 in platinum, 9 in coal, with the remainder of commodities accounting for 20fatalities.These include the diamonds, chrome, copper and iron ore operations. The platinum sector showed a commendable decrease of 59% in the number offatalities, from 29 in 2017.

  • Fatalities at South Africa's mines drop
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    Fatalities at South Africa's mines drop

    Jan 27, 2015· The numbers. Coalminesrecorded a 93% safety improvement between 1993 and 2013, from 90 to seven fatalities, while the gold sector registered a 91% improvement from 436fatalitiesin 1993 to 37 in 2013. The platinum sector had 29fatalitiesin 1993 and 28 in 2013; this was down from a peak of 64fatalitiesin 2004.

  • DMR Marginal improvement in SA mining health safety stats
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    DMR Marginal improvement in SA mining health safety stats

    Jan 28, 2016· The Department of Mineral Resources’ (DMR) minister Mosebenzi Zwane on Thursday announcedSouth Africa’s2015mininghealth and safety statistics which were an improvement on 2014, but only marginally. 77fatalitieswere reported in 2015, compared to 84 in 2014. While this equates to an 8% improvement year on year, it is only sevenfatalitiesless.

  • South Africa's Mining Industry South African Market Insights
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    South Africa's Mining Industry South African Market Insights

    We take a look at a few highlights/low lights ofSouth Africa'smining industryas published by StatisticsSouth AfricaExactly a week after delegates closed the 26 th Investing inAfrican MiningIndaba, Stats SA released data on the performance of themining industryin 2019. The level of production was 1,3% lower in 2019 than 2018, which in turn was 2,1% lower than 2017.

  • South Africa announces10%drop in mining deaths in 2018
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    South Africa announces10%drop in mining deaths in 2018

    The South African Department of Mineral Resources has announced statistics regarding the safety performance of the mining sector in 2018, which show a 10% decrease in fatalities compared to 2017. Total fatalities across all commodities fell year-on-year from 90 to 81, with improvements of 10% and 59% in coal and platinum sectors respectively.

  • Trends and causes of fatalities inSouth Africanmines
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    Trends and causes of fatalities inSouth Africanmines

    Leger, J.-P., 1991. Trends and causes of fatalities inSouth Africanmines. Safety Science, 14: 169–185.. The trends and principal causes of occupational fatalities and disasters (defined as six or more fatalities in one incident) in theSouth African mining industryare analysed.

  • Why Aren'tFatality Rates in South African Mining Falling
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    Why Aren'tFatality Rates in South African Mining Falling

    South Africarecorded 285miningfatalities in the year 2000, by 2018 this number had fallen to 81. Despite the improvement, 81 fatalities remains an awfully high figure. The United States recorded 27 fatalities in 2018, Australia just 2. While direct comparisons are contestable, the overwhelming gap is undeniable no matter how we split the ...

  • fatality rates statistics in themines insouth africa
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    fatality rates statistics in themines insouth africa

    FatalOccupational Injuries AmongSouth AfricanMiners - Trends … In recent decades, themining fatality ratesboth inSouth Africaand otherminingnations have been on the decline.

  • Mining deaths decline SAnews SAnews South African
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    Mining deaths decline SAnews SAnews South African

    Jan 28, 2016· Nosihle Shelembe Pretoria – 2015 saw the lowest number of fatalities ever recorded in the mining sector since the start of mining in South Africa. “A total of 77 fatalities were reported in 2015 compared to 84 reported for 2014. This translates to an improvement of 8% year-on-year,” Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane said.

  • The Impact Of Covid 19 On The Mining
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    The Impact Of Covid 19 On The Mining

    South Africanminer Sibanye-Stillwater’s share price has lost over 60% in the past four weeks while Impala Platinum has lost a similar percentage, and Anglo American is down by as much as 40%. Covid-19 shakesminingsector The response to the pandemic from governments and markets has shaken themining industry.

  • South African mine deaths rise afteryears of improving
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    South African mine deaths rise afteryears of improving

    South Africa’s fatality frequency rate - a ratio of deaths per million hours worked - fell to 0.08 in 2015 from 0.3 in 2003. That remains higher than other mining jurisdictions such as Australia...

  • Mine Fatalities in South Africa Rise First Timein Decade
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    Mine Fatalities in South Africa Rise First Timein Decade

    Dec 07, 2017· There were 81 fatalities from January through November, according to data from the Chamber of Mines, an industry lobby group. Harmony Gold Mining Co. reported a …

  • Mining Health and Safety in South Africa TheAfrican
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    Mining Health and Safety in South Africa TheAfrican

    A paramount concern within theSouth African mining industryis the rising infection of Tuberculosis and other diseases. Continual exposure to silica dust in mine shafts has resulted in a high prevalence of silicosis. ... The 24 per cent reduction in fatalities and 28 per cent reduction infatality ratesare the biggest improvements in safety ...

  • Safety inSouth African industry An analysis ofaccident
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    Safety inSouth African industry An analysis ofaccident

    Fatality ratespublished by the factory inspectorate from 1962 until 1982 (when publication of incidence data stopped) show that thefatality ratein manufacturing has not declined significantly. Analysis of manufacturing sub-sectors shows that in most thefatality rate…

  • Occupational injuries and fatalitiesin copperminingin
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    Occupational injuries and fatalitiesin copperminingin

    For underground copper mining, we found a fatality frequency rate of 111/100 000 employee years, which is higher than estimated from reports for year 2007 in underground metalliferous mining in USA (64/100 000 employee years) and Australia (25/100 000 employee years) and for underground/surface metalliferous mining in South Africa (50/100 000 employee years) and Canada (17/100 000 employee …

  • Mining in the fourth industrial revolution
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    Mining in the fourth industrial revolution

    Sep 09, 2018· This is approximately 50% of all fatalities inSouth Africanmines this year.Miningfatalities have dropped from 290 in 2000 to 82 in 2017. ... Themining industryis a …

  • South Africa announces10%drop in mining deaths in 2018
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    South Africa announces10%drop in mining deaths in 2018

    TheSouth AfricanDepartment of Mineral Resources has announced statistics regarding the safety performance of theminingsector in 2018, which show a 10% decrease in fatalities compared to 2017. Total fatalities across all commodities fell year-on-year from 90 to 81, with improvements of 10% and 59% in coal and platinum sectors respectively.

  • South Africa Says Mining Deaths Resume Declineto 81 Last
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    South Africa Says Mining Deaths Resume Declineto 81 Last

    Mar 01, 2019· The number of workers killed in South African mines fell to 81 last year after an improved safety performance offset a spike in fatal accidents early in the year.

  • South Africa mine death toll hits54 after copper mine
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    South Africa mine death toll hits54 after copper mine

    Jul 16, 2018· South Africa mine death toll hits 54 after copper mine blaze The industry is on pace for the most deaths since the 112 reported in 2012. By Paul Burkhardt and Felix Njini, Bloomberg 16 Jul 2018...

  • 58mine workers died in 2018, says mining industry
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    58mine workers died in 2018, says mining industry

    Aug 17, 2018· 58 mine workers died in 2018, says mining industry. News South Africa Gauteng. Fifty-eight - that is the number of workers who have died in South …

  • South Africacould do more for miners, says ILOmining
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    South Africacould do more for miners, says ILOmining

    Aug 24, 2012· “The drop infatality ratesclearly shows that significant efforts have been made to improve the safety ofSouth Africanmines, but a lot remains to be done in order to create a much-needed preventive safety and health culture in every single mine and forSouth Africato attain the goal of zerofatality,” said Hahn.

  • South Africa MiningProduction 1981 2020 Data 2021
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    South Africa MiningProduction 1981 2020 Data 2021

    Miningproduction inSouth Africashrank 6.3 percent year-on-year in October of 2020, following an upwardly revised 3.4 percent fall in the previous month. It was the eighth consecutive month of decreases inminingactivity and at the fastest pace since June. The largest negative contributions came from iron ore (-26.5 percent vs -30.5 percent in September); chromium ore (-31.4 percent vs -19 ...

  • Occupational injuries and fatalitiesin copperminingin
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    Occupational injuries and fatalitiesin copperminingin

    Discussion. For underground coppermining, we found afatalityfrequencyrateof 111/100 000 employee years, which is higher than estimated from reports for year 2007 in underground metalliferousminingin USA (64/100 000 employee years) and Australia (25/100 000 employee years) and for underground/surface metalliferousmininginSouth Africa(50/100 000 employee years) and Canada …

  • Over 100Gold Miners Killed in South African Accident
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    Over 100Gold Miners Killed in South African Accident

    May 12, 1995· Between 600 and 900 miners are killed and 15,000 badly injured each year in South African mines.

  • Mine Accidents and Disasters Department of Mineral Resources
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    Mine Accidents and Disasters Department of Mineral Resources

    The worst mining disasters in the South African mining industry are listed below: 435 Miners lost their lives on 21 January 1960 at Coalbrook North Colliery situated near Sasolburg, Free State. A complete underground mine area collapse was caused by the disintegration of …

  • MiningSafety Mining Safety in South Africa
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    MiningSafety Mining Safety in South Africa

    The death toll from mining accidents was 270 deaths in 2003. In 2007, the total fatality figure amounted to 221 legal mineworkers. The deaths of many illegal mineworkers however also raised concerns about the dangers of illegal mining as well as wider concerns over the mining health and safety standards for South African mining

  • Miningin SA Minerals CouncilSouth Africa
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    Miningin SA Minerals CouncilSouth Africa

    Economic activity in modern-daySouth Africahas been centred onminingactivities, their ancillary services and supplies. The country’s stock exchange in Johannesburg was established in 1887, a decade after the first diamonds were discovered on the banks of the Orange River, and almost simultaneously with the gold rush on the world-famous Witwatersrand.

  • SAminingon course for best ever safety record after
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    SAminingon course for best ever safety record after

    Oct 01, 2019· THE number of deaths onSouth Africanmines has almost halved so far this year compared with last year, and could make 2019 a record low, said the Minerals CouncilSouth Africa. This was after a renewed focus on safety by government,miningcompanies and labour. Between January and 23 September 2019, 35 people died on the country’s mines, of whom two were women, compared with …

  • Home Minerals CouncilSouth Africa
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    Home Minerals CouncilSouth Africa

    The Minerals CouncilSouth Africatoday published Facts and Figures 2019, which provides a comprehensive fact-based reference guide to theSouth African mining industry. Media Release Booklet MINERALS COUNCIL SUPPORTS B4SA INITIATIVE TO REVITALISE SA ECONOMY ANDMINING…

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