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Aljazeera   02 July 2020   Myanmar   Kachin  
<p>At least 50 people have died after a landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar, according to officials.<br />The incident took place early on Thursday in the jade-rich Hpakant area of Kachin state after a bout of heavy rainfall, the Myanmar Fire Services ...
Mining Technology   14 February 2020   Mozambique  
<p>At least 11 illegal miners in northern Mozambique&rsquo;s Montepuez ruby mine have died following a series of tunnel collapses over three days.<br />The mine is 75% owned by the UK-based natural resources firm Gemfields.<br />According to Gemfields, approximately ...
aa.com   03 February 2020   Guinea  
<p>At least eight people have been killed in a landslide at a gold mine in northeastern Guinea, local media reported Sunday.<br />The accident took place Saturday in Norassoba, some 35 kilometers (22 miles) from the town of Siguiri, when the columns supporting ...
Mining Technology   29 January 2020   Australia   Pilbara  
<p>A mine worker has been killed at an accident that occurred at the Roy Hill iron ore mine in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.<br />The worker was injured while he was completing work at the Roy Hill mine on behalf of NRW Holdings subsidiary DIAB ...
News24   07 December 2019   South Africa  
<p>The bodies of three of the four mineworkers who were trapped in a gold mine near Orkney were recovered by rescue workers on Saturday evening.<br>Village Main Reef (VMR) spokesperson James Duncan said the recoveries at the Tau Lekoa mine were made at around ...
Voa news   19 October 2019   Siberia   Krasnoyarsk  
<p>MOSCOW - At least 15 gold miners were killed on Saturday when a dam collapsed, flooding an artisanal mining encampment in a remote part of Siberia, officials said.<br />Heavy rains had weakened the dam and water broke through, sweeping away several cabins ...
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WKYT.com   31 March 2017   United States   Americas  
<p>Whitley County lost one of their own Thursday, a man who died earning his living to take care of those he cared most about.</p><p>Kentucky officials are saying that Partin began his shift about 5pm on Wednesday evening. He was performing maintenance work ...