accident Mining News

Chinese rescuers race to save workers trapped in mine accident -Xinhua

A rock burst at around 11 p.m. on Saturday destroyed part of a water drainage tunnel in a coal mine.

Two people dead in mining accident in central Colombia

The provincial Secretary of Mines said that eight people have died in similar conditions this year.

Mine collapse in Zimbabwe kills one, injures three

The Zimbabwe National Army has been dealing for months with people working illegally at the mine site.

Landslide at Myanmar jade mine kills at least 15, injures 45: official

This is the latest disaster in the Hpakant jade mining region.

Two injured in mine blast in the U.S.

Officials from the Mine Safety Health Administration have taken over the investigation.

One of Australia's largest gold mines halts operations after dam collapse

Newcrest Mining says experts on site have observed no environmental damage.

Fifty-five workers back to surface after fire at potash facility in Saskatchewan

After spending almost an entire day at underground refuge stations, 55 workers at The Mosaic Company’s K2 potash facility made it safely to surface.

Fatal accident at Caledonia's gold mine in Zimbabwe

An accident took place in the Blanket Quartz Reef area of the mine.

Coal mine collapses in Afghanistan killing five

Officials say the mine was dug with little regard for safety.