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Issues at Operating Uranium Mines and Mills - Africa

(1.89M PDF) [covers the situation in Namibia, South Africa, and the Central African Republic] . Residents oppose reopening of Kayelekera uranium mine under current .. and human disasters in Karonga resulting from uranium mining and exposure to .. South African gold/uranium mines causing excessive uranium 

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South Africa gold mine collapse traps more than 100 people

Feb 5, 2016 South Africa gold mine collapse traps more than 100 people Rescue workers and vehicles stand by at the scene of the Lily mine collapse near Barberton Photo: Last year, 77 workers were killed in mining accidents, the lowest number on record. Latest and breaking stories from the United States.

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Hazardous Waste Management - AngloGold Ashanti

Potentially hazardous waste generated as a result of gold production requires special attention. Strict controls in recent years have reduced these emissions to safe levels. In January 2000, an incident at a Romanian gold mine demonstrated to the 76 Rahima Moosa Street, Newtown, Johannesburg, 2001 South Africa.

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Unnatural Deaths in South African Platinum Miners, 1992–2008

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Mining seismicity in the Witwatersrand Basin - This is GOLD

Abstract: The Kaapvaal Craton in South Africa hosts one of the largest gold placer negotiate unfamiliar environments that present new risks. Coal miners face the threat of methane . in accidents on the gold mines since the beginning of.

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South Africa Gold Miners Get Day in Court - Corporate Crime Reporter

May 14, 2016 The miners are represented by South African Counsel Charles Abrahams gold miners, one of the most tragic public health disasters in recent 

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Monitoring the rockmass response to mining in Witwatersrand gold

Jul 17, 2016 Rockburst and rockfalls remain important hazards in the. S.A. mining industry. Such incidents form an important,. albeit small subset of the 

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Natural and Human-induced Hazards and Disasters - ICSU

September 2007. Hazards and. Disasters in sub-Saharan Africa. Natural and Human-induced include: reviewing the current status of each priority area on the African continent; Boksburg, South Africa, on 25–27 September 2006, to provide a platform for the mineworkers in the gold and platinum mining districts of.

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South African gold mine collapse: Dozens rescued, three workers

Feb 5, 2016 Scores of South African miners have been rescued and three workers are missing after a Topics: disasters-and-accidents, south-africa.

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The Social and Environmental Consequences of Coal Mining in

It was mining that gave South Africa its current shape through processes from the. 1880s to 1910. Gold mining took centre stage early, both because of its importance .. underground workings is burning, compounding the physical hazard posed by the .. about mine accidents and the high death rate in South African mines.

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Class Action Certified for South African Gold Miners in Landmark

Class Action Certified for South African Gold Miners in Landmark Case African goldminers, one of the most tragic public health disasters in recent history.

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Sep 13, 2011 Causes of unnatural deaths were road traffic accidents 38% The mortality rate from unnatural deaths for South Africa is nearly and in the most recent report ( 2008), 9% of unnatural deaths were of undetermined causality. .. (2005) Effect of HIV on work-related injury rates in South African gold miners.

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All but 3 rescued after collapse at gold mine in South Africa | Fox News

Feb 5, 2016 A building collapsed above a gold mine in South Africa on Friday, DISASTERS The incident occurred at the Makonjwaan Gold Mine in the town of A Peek at a New Superyacht With Its Own Private Beach Mansion 

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Locomotive crushes 105 gold miners | World | News | The Independent

May 11, 1995 by a runaway locomotive in South Africa's worst mining disaster for almost a decade. new safety standards, President Nelson Mandela said the accident " There has [sic] been too many mining disasters too often in the 

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