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Tragedy Miners in SA trapped News Ghana

Reuters reports that South African gold producer Harmony Gold launched a rescue operation on Wednesday to free 17 miners trapped a mile underground by a fire and rock-fall at its Doornkop mine

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Eight miners rescued from South African gold mine, nine

May 13, 2015Mining is a vital part of South Africa's economy, yet South African gold mines are among the deepest and the most unstable in the world. The Doornkop mine is located on the west rand, which is rich with gold. A fire in a Harmony mine in 2009

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A miner mourns her colleagues outside a shaft at Harmony Gold's Doornkop mine near Johannesburg. AFP/Johannesburg Eight workers have been found dead in a deep underground South African gold mine

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South African gold miners rescued after a fire at Harmony

Feb 23, 2015JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) South Africa's Harmony Gold said on Sunday all 486 miners who were trapped underground following a fire had

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About 1,800 workers trapped in SA mine rescued

All 1,800 workers trapped underground at a platinum mine in South Africa have been brought to surface, the government's Department of Mineral Resources has

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Feb 2, 2018 . (CNN) More than 900 miners have been rescued after being trapped in a South African mine for at least 24 hours following a loss of power. Contact US South Africa gold mine All 955 trapped workers freed BBC News. Feb 2, 2018 . All 955 workers from a gold mine in South Africa have been safely brought back to the surface.

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Harmony gold miners trapped underground News National

South African gold producer Harmony Gold launched a rescue operation on Wednesday to free 17 miners trapped a mile underground after a fire broke out at its Doornkop mine near Johannesburg

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Gold Miners Rescued After Being Trapped Underground in

Update The 955 gold miners who were trapped underground for more than a day in South Africa were rescued on Friday. France 24 reports the workers were rescued within a two-hour period. Aside from

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Eight S.African miners rescued, hunt goes news.yahoo

Feb 05, 2014The miners, who were all By Zandi Shabalala DOORNKOP, South Africa (Reuters) South African emergency workers rescued eight miners trapped a mile underground by a fire and rock fall in Harmony Gold's Doornkop mine but a search went

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Funeral costs covered for Harmony Gold miners. At least 17 mineworkers are trapped at Harmony Gold's Doornkop mine after a fire broke out underground.

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Eight dead, one missing in South Africa mine blaze Yahoo

Doornkop is a single-shaft mine, which operates up to two kilometres down on the Kimberley and South Reefs. The mine produced 3,631 kilogrammes of gold in 2013. The Johannesburg Stock Exchange-listed firm is Africa's third largest gold producer, with operations also in Papua New Guinea.

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South Africa gold mine About 950 workers trapped underground

About 950 workers remain trapped in a gold mine in South Africa after a storm caused a power cut, preventing them from getting out,Without electricity, lifts could not bring the night shift

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Over 900 miners freed after being trapped in South Africa mine

All 955 gold miners that were trapped in the Beatrix mine in Theunissen, South Africa about 180 miles southwest of Johannesburg were freed unharmed on Friday after an electric cable outage prevented lifts from bringing workers on the night shift to the surface on Wednesday.

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South African Mine Accident Kills Eight allAfrica

South African Mine Accident Kills Eight The bodies of eight of the nine gold miners who were trapped underground at Harmony mine have been recovered.

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955 trapped workers rescued from South Africa gold mine

By BBC More by this Author In Summary. The miners have been trapped underground since Wednesday night. The accident is thought to have occurred when a storm knocked over an electricity pylon close to the site, triggering a huge power cut. ADVERTISEMENT. All 955 workers from a gold mine in South Africa have been safely brought back to

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Help Arrives, But South African Miners Refuse To Be

Feb 17, 2014Help Arrives, But South African Miners Refuse To Be Rescued The Two-Way An unknown number of men remain below ground. They're resisting rescue because they don't want to be arrested, as 22 of their colleagues were after being rescued. The men have reportedly been mining for gold

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South Africa Gold Mine Collapse Update 26-Hour Silence

UPDATE 745 p.m. EST- South Africa's mining union president, Joseph Mathunjwa, cautioned that time was running out to save three mine workers trapped in a collapsed gold mine in South Africa

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South African gold miners rescued after a fire at Harmony Gold

Feb 22, 2015By Zandi Shabalala JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) South Africa's Harmony Gold said on Sunday all 486 miners who were trapped underground following a fire had been rescued. The blaze occurred about 2.3

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At least eight dead in S.African gold mine accident

Feb 06, 2014It is the most serious accident in South Africa's mines since nine workers died in a rock fall at a platinum mine in July 2009. Shares in Harmony, South Africa's third-largest bullion producer, fell 3 percent at the start of trade. Rescue teams battled through smoke and debris nearly a mile underground on Wednesday to reach eight other miners who had managed to flee to a refuge bay equipped with a

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Trapped miners die in Johannesburg as The South African

Trapped miners die in Johannesburg as result of underground fire Emergency services manage to save eight trapped miners but a further nine bodies were recovered at Harmony's Doornkop Gold Mine

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Trapped South African gold miners rescued constative

South Africa's Harmony Gold said on Sunday all 486 miners who were trapped underground following a fire had been rescued.. The blaze occurred about 2.3 km (1.43 miles) underground during maintenance on an air cooler at the Kusasalethu mine, a deep level operation west of Johannesburg that is Harmony's single largest gold producer.

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All 955 Gold Miners Trapped Underground in South Africa

Feb 02, 2018South Africa is one of the world's leading producers of gold, but the century-old industry has become increasingly perilous, with miners forced to descend ever deeper in search of unmined ore, according to Bloomberg. Last year, the South Africa recorded more than 80 fatalities, the BBC reports.

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Polluted lives The cost of South Africa's gold rush BBC

Johannesburg in South Africa has one of the world's largest gold deposits. After decades of mining, large swathes of the population are thought to be exposed to toxic and radioactive mine waste.

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South Africa dozens of illegal miners trapped

Feb 16, 2014The South African Press Association reported Sunday that rescue teams were able to speak to about 30 miners near the top of an old gold mine shaft whose entrance was covered by a large rock. Those miners said as many as 200 others were trapped further down a steep tunnel at the mine in Benoni, on the outskirts of Johannesburg.

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Over 60 miners arrested at 'lawless' gold mine site in

Feb 18, 2019Liberian officials previously declared that five bodies were recovered on February 13 and 40 were still trapped in a collapsed gold mine. Currently, BBC reports that over 60 miners (some of them armed) have been arrested at the illegal gold mine in north-eastern Liberia, where 40 people remained trapped in the collapsed mine.

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Seventeen South African Gold Miners Trapped A Mile

South African gold producer Harmony Gold launched a rescue operation on Wednesday to free 17 miners trapped a mile underground by a fire and rock-fall at its Doornkop mine near Johannesburg. The company said it had made contact with eight miners who had managed to flee to a

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South Africa Nine Miners Missing The New York Times

Feb 06, 2014South African emergency workers rescued eight miners trapped a mile underground by a fire and rock fall in Harmony Gold's Doornkop mine but a search went on for nine others still unaccounted for

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955 workers trapped in South African mine Daily Nation

955 workers trapped in South African mine for two days Power has been now been restored at the gold mine in Welkom Town, about 290km south-west of Johannesburg in South Africa, where 955 workers are trapped in the mines.

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South Africa Doornkop mine fire 8 bodies recovered CNN

Feb 06, 2014Rescuers recovered the bodies of eight workers trapped in a South African gold mine after an underground fire this week, the company said Thursday. One more worker remains unaccounted for,

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Trapped Miners in South Africa Evacuated after Power

At least 900 miners who were trapped in a South African mine for more than 24 hours after a power outage have been safely evacuated.The Sibanye-Stillwater company, which manages the Beatrix gold mine in Free State province, said Friday that the miners will have medical

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