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Disaster Management Act: Declaration of a National State

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1913 Senghenydd mine disaster: Tragedy and heroism

Jun 28, 2012At around 8am on 14 October 1913 a methane explosion ripped through Universal colliery in Senghenydd in the Aber valley near Caerphilly, south Wales. The blast was so powerful that it blew a two

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Twelve die in South African gold mine disaster

May 10, 2001The country's worst mining disaster was in 1986, when 177 workers were killed as a result of a polyurethane fire at a mine east of Johannesburg. A total of 313 miners were killed in 1999, 372 in

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South Bulli Colliery 1991

Jul 24, 1991South Bulli Colliery was not classified as an outburst prone mine with outburst mining procedures only being introduced when an outburst potential was detected. A two-week Coronial Inquest was conducted during July, 1992. This accident claimed the lives of 3 people, these were: Craig Broughton, Leigh Pierce, Robert Coltman.

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South Yorkshire Mining Disasters: The Nineteenth Century

In the period that we now call the Industrial Revolution mining disasters wrecked the lives of thousands of South Yorkshire families and devastated entire communities. The Husker pit flooding of 1838 in which 26 young and boys were killed shocked Victorian society and and was a significant factor in the 1842 Report on Employment of Women and Children in Mines; but earlier, long forgotten

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The Aberfan disaster is just one facet of the Welsh coal

Oct 14, 2016The disaster also sums up the schizophrenic relationship Welsh society has with its coal mining heritage. At one level, there is an immense popular pride in the work miners undertook and the

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Aberfan Mining disaster

Aberfan Mining disaster – 1966 At 9.15 on Friday 21 October 1966, Aberfan in Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales, was the centre of the world's media. A waste tip from the mine slid down the mountainside destroying a farm cottage killing all of the occupants.

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Lake Peigneur Salt Mine drilling accident

Aug 07, 2011A devastating mining accident at Lake Peigneur Salt Mine. Watch how this disaster progressed from an innocent task to a major catastrophe.

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Brazil's Vale knew of risk to area hit by deadly mine disaster

Rio de Janeiro: Brazilian mining company, Vale, knew as recently as last year that some of the areas hit by last week's deadly mining disaster were at risk if its tailings dam burst, according to

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Remembering the Abercarn mining disaster of 1878

Sep 11, 2021An illustration showing the 1878 Abercarn mining disaster and (right) John Harris, who was awarded a medal for gallantry for his role in the rescue. here in South Wales the date also marks the

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Destructive natural disasters in South Africa that caused

Mar 18, 2020Natural disasters in South Africa happen due to natural forces, but some are caused by human activity. The frequent quakes in the country are associated with the mining activities that go on. The issue of global warming has also led to climate change, which leads to

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China coal mining disaster kills 16 in Chongqing, with one

Sep 27, 2020This article appeared in the South China Morning Post print edition as: Carbon monoxide kills 16 trapped in coal mine disaster. Conversations . Phoebe Zhang + FOLLOW Phoebe Zhang is a society

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27 May 1901

The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), Mon 27 May 1901, Page 5 - THE MINING DISASTER AT BROKEN HILL. You have corrected this article This article has been corrected by You and other Voluntroves This article has been corrected by Voluntroves

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Chilean Mining Disaster: 69 Days in 2010

Nov 13, 2015The rescue of the 33 miners trapped in a Chilean mine in 2010 became a world-wide television event—and an emotional rallying cry for international aid and assistance.AUG. 5 A cave-in at the cash

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The Crown: Inside the Harrowing Aberfan Mining Disaster

Dec 07, 2019The day when 116 children and 28 adults died in Aberfan, South Wales, after rain-soaked coal waste slipped down a mountain engulfing a school was one of the most harrowing events in Queen

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MINING DISASTERS IN SOUTH AFRICA: THE ROVIC DIAMOND MINE

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Inside the 1966 Aberfan Disaster, one of Great Britain's

Nov 21, 2019On October 21, 1966, it had been raining heavily for a week in Aberfan, a small mining town in south Wales, which sat in the shadow of the Merthyr Vale coal mine.

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Disaster Management Act: Regulations relating to COVID

Apr 20, 2020Disaster Management Act: Regulations relating to COVID-19 prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19 in any area of the Republic of South Africa, which directions may include the Mining operations (1) Mining operations, as referred to in paragraph 22 of Part B of Annexure B,

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South African mining disaster: 4,000 miners trapped as

Apr 30, 2019South African mining disaster: 4,000 miners trapped as exit blocked at Sibanye Stillwater UP to 4,000 workers are trapped underground after a mine collapsed in South Africa, its rubble blocking

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SOLIDARITY MESSAGE TO BRAZILIAN MINING

This disaster follows hot on the heels of a disaster in Ghana, where 16 mineworkers died in a gold mine in the Talensi area of the Upper East region early on Wednesday 24 January 2019 near a site operated by China's Shaanxi Mining Company Limited.

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No Survivors Found After West ia Mine Disaster

Apr 10, 2010The news at the Upper Big Branch mine about 30 miles south of Charleston brought the death toll to 29 in the country's worst mine disaster in four decades.

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Coalbrook Disaster 1960

Coalbrook Disaster 1960. 21/01/1960 - Clysedale Colliery - Collapse. In the worst mine disaster in South Africa, a large section of the Clydesdale Colliery, at the Coalbrook mine near burg, caved in and trapped 435 mineworkers 180m underground. There were no survivors. No machine capable of drilling holes large enough through which to

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Final Report

Apr 05, 2010Performance Coal CompanyUpper Big Branch Mine-South Massey Energy Company Mine ID: 46-08436 Fatal Underground Mine Explosion April 5, 2010

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The Incredible Story Of Chilean Miners Rescued From The

Oct 29, 2014The disaster began on a day shift around lunchtime at a mine in Chile's Atacama Desert: Miners working deep inside a mountain, excavating for copper, gold and other minerals, started feeling

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Worst Mining Disasters In Human History

Apr 25, 20178. Coalbrook colliery, Clydesdale, South Africa, January 1960 (435 deaths) On the 21st of January, 1960, tragedy struck the Coalbrook colliery in Clydesdale, South Africa.On that day, around 900 underground pillars throughout the coal mine became loose and fell apart, thereby even loosening the very supports to the roof of the mine.

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Wankie No. 2 Colliery Explosion

06/06/1972 - Wankie No.2 Colliery - Explosion / Gas Explosion, Coal Dust Explosion. At approximately 10:27 am on Monday the 6th June, 1972, a violent explosion ripped through the entire extent of the underground workings of No. 2 Colliery. Tremendous columns of smoke and gases

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African Mining News Magazine

African Mining News Magazine-Over 15K views per month. by admin May 24, 2018. Mining Safety. Fraser Alexander leads the way in managing the operational risks of tailings May 7, 2021 0 comment. Key Issues to be Addressed at 13th Annual Africa Energy Indaba. February 17, 2021 0 comment.

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Upper Big Branch Mine Disaster

The Upper Big Branch mine disaster occurred on April 5, 2010 at Massey Energy's Upper Big Branch Mine at Montcoal in Raleigh County, West ia. (In 2011, Massey Energy was acquired by Alpha Natural Resources.)Twenty-nine miners were killed following an explosion 980 feet underground. Two miners were hospitalised. The accident was the worst in the United States since 27 miners were killed

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1973

Pit disaster fund. From Coun, E Fairs, Chairman, Staveley Urban Council. Sir – It is now more than two weeks since the Markham Colliery disaster, and as a mining community we are only just beginning to realise what happened. On Monday, July 309, 1973, the pit cage at Markham Colliery plunged to the shaft bottom.

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South African Mining Disaster

South Africa. Various shots of crowds strolling along a suburban road after having visited the Coalbrook Colliery where four hundred miners died. GV. Angle shot of main shaft of colliery, pan to pit head buildings which are surrounded by rescue workers. Various shots of spectators leaning on fence and walking round perimeter of mine

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More than 50 killed at collapsed gold mine in eastern

Sep 12, 2020People gather at the scene of a gold mine collapse near the town of Kamituga, South Kivu province, in eastern Congo Friday, Sept. 11, 2020. More than 50 people are dead after landslides collapsed

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Families and survivors still seek answers to Gleision mine

Sep 15, 2021The bereaved families and survivors of a south Wales mining tragedy in which four men died exactly 10 years ago are calling for further investigations into the disaster as a memorial to the miners

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