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Dec 10, 2020 ‘Zimbabwe's plague of mine deaths exposes need for efficient rescue mechanisms’ 10 December 2020. Zimbabwe has been plagued with mine disasters over the last few months, often resulting in death of scores of miners. Most of the mine accidents have occurred at illegally run disused mines, with a few happening at legally-run small scale mines

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  • MINING-ZIMBABWE: Lessons From a Disaster | Inter Press

    MINING-ZIMBABWE: Lessons From a Disaster | Inter Press

    Jun 17, 1998 MINING-ZIMBABWE: Lessons From a Disaster. HWANGE, ZIMBABWE, Jun 17 1998 (IPS) - Twenty-six years ago, some 427 mine workers and a few visitors went underground at Kamandama Number Two Mine at Wankie Colliery. They were never to be seen again as a blast in the mine killed them all. Explanations about what went wrong on June 6, 1972 remain unclear

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  • NATIONAL ASSEMBLY HANSARD 18 AUGUST 2021 VOL 47

    NATIONAL ASSEMBLY HANSARD 18 AUGUST 2021 VOL 47

    Aug 18, 2021 By January 2022, each mining district in Zimbabwe should have a rapid response unit which is adequately resourced to deal with mining accidents. The Response Unit should be coordinated by the Ministry of Mines and Mining Development

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  • statistics n zimbabwean mining winch accidents

    statistics n zimbabwean mining winch accidents

    Seven workers drown in Zimbabwe gold mine lift accident - Mining Technology. According to the Chamber of Mines of Zimbabwe data, 35 people died in mining accidents in the country in 2013 due to low safety standards, especially at small mines. Zimbabwe is a producer of gold, diamonds, platinum and iron ore. Read more

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  • Improving Workers' Safety and Health in the

    Improving Workers' Safety and Health in the

    Zimbabwe. Mining and quarrying industry attributed 20% of the deaths in year 2014 compared with 10% the previous year (NSSA, 2014). However, year 2014 had a 300% increase in mining fatalities compared to previous year (NSSA, 2014). The prevalence of occupational accidents in mining and quarrying industry remains a challenge to mining

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  • Thirty gold miners feared dead after Zimbabwe mine

    Thirty gold miners feared dead after Zimbabwe mine

    Nov 26, 2020 Accidents are also fairly common in decommissioned mines, especially during rain season. The Zimbabwean government came under fire for

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  • ASSESSMENT OF OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH

    ASSESSMENT OF OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH

    The Wankie coal mine disaster of 1972 was one of the worst ever mining disasters in Zimbabwe where there were four hundred and twenty seven people who died at one time after the explosion in one of the underground shafts. Mining work therefore, fell into the category perceived as dangerous occupation (Chen et al. 2014). In the avoidance of

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  • Zimbabwe: Artisanal Mining Deaths Concern in Midlands

    Zimbabwe: Artisanal Mining Deaths Concern in Midlands

    Sep 17, 2020 Meanwhile, Zimbabwe Miners Federation (ZMF) spokesperson, Mr Dosman Mangisi said the mining related deaths statistics in the Midlands province involving artisanal miner were worrying

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  • Safety and Health in the artisanal and small-scale mining

    Safety and Health in the artisanal and small-scale mining

    Compiled by Joshua Machinga and Paul Matshona-Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA) Introduction. This blog is a build up from the previous write up which delved deeper on the benefits of formalising the Artisanal and Small scale Mining sector (ASM) in Zimbabwe. This time around, we get to focus on safety and health in the ASM sector as key aspects for sustainable mining development

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  • Mine Accidents and Disasters | Department of Mineral

    Mine Accidents and Disasters | Department of Mineral

    The worst mining disasters in the South African mining industry are listed below: 435 Miners lost their lives on 21 January 1960 at Coalbrook North Colliery situated near Sasolburg, Free State.A complete underground mine area collapse was caused by the disintegration

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  • PROJECT FACTS ZIMBABWE - UNDP

    PROJECT FACTS ZIMBABWE - UNDP

    Zimbabwe is a disaster-prone country suffering particularly from the devastating effects of droughts, floods, veld fires, other fire ... Prepare a National Mine Action Strategic Plan; ... levels to support local communities to be better prepared for disasters, and to be more effective in responding to disasters

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  • Title: Environmental damage caused by gold panning in

    Title: Environmental damage caused by gold panning in

    Marinda 1998). Agriculture and mining are the main economic activities at the moment with the later gaining momentum, particularly in the small-scale gold mining (Marinda 1998) 1.1 Introduction Environmental disasters have been on the increase in the country in the past two decades and a

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  • SPECIAL REPORT: Campaigning for safer ... - IndustriALL

    SPECIAL REPORT: Campaigning for safer ... - IndustriALL

    May 06, 2021 The mine accidents in the last few years include Ran Mine, Bindura where an old derelict gold mine shaft collapsed on 6 November 2020. Only six miners were rescued and 24 trapped underground when the rescue mission ended. At Cricket and Silvermoon Mine in the Battlefields area near Kwekwe over 40 miners died

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  • (PDF) The Impact of Mining on the Environment in Gwanda

    (PDF) The Impact of Mining on the Environment in Gwanda

    Mining is vital for the global economy, and this is especially true for many countries in Sub Saharan Africa like South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana, or Ghana, where mining activities represent

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  • Another fatal mine accident hits Zimbabwe - Mining Zimbabwe

    Another fatal mine accident hits Zimbabwe - Mining Zimbabwe

    Jan 15, 2021 Another fatal mine accident hits Zimbabwe. January 15, 2021. Posted in NEWS. Two mine workers have lost their lives in an accident which occurred along Angwa River in Hurungwe district, as mishaps involving small scale miners continue unabated. Over the past few months, Zimbabwe has been experiencing mine accidents, mostly at illegally run small-scale mines that that have resulted in the death of several miners

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  • Mining fatalities a cause for concern | The Sunday News

    Mining fatalities a cause for concern | The Sunday News

    Jan 31, 2021 Judith Phiri, Sunday News Reporter. ZIMBABWE has recorded over 463 fatalities in the mining industry in the past three years as a result of not having enough enforcement of mining regulations due to the increase in the number of mining locations, an official has said. Speaking at the Mining Safety Campaign 2021 launch, organised virtually by Young Miners Foundation (YMF) in partnership with the Midlands State University (MSU) Faculty of Engineering and Geosciences, Chief Government mining

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  • Mine accidents in the ASM worrying-Committee on Mines

    Mine accidents in the ASM worrying-Committee on Mines

    Aug 27, 2021 Some of these fatalities include the Chinhoyi Eldorado Mine incident, the Battlefield (Kadoma 2019) which claimed 28 Miners, Mazowe Mine incident which claimed eight Miners, Wonderer Mine collapse which trapped 50 Miners and the Nugget Mine collapse which claimed eight Miners

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  • Mining Accidents In Zimbabwe

    Mining Accidents In Zimbabwe

    2020-5-1miningmx.com SEVEN miners in Zimbabwe have been killed in a gold mining accident with another 11 injured, said Bloomberg News which cited comments by Tinago Ruzive, president of the Associated Mineworkers Union of Zimbabwe. Their hoist cage plunged about 80 metres 262 feet into a pool of water, Tuzive told the newswire service

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  • Three miners die in Zimbabwe's mine accident - Zimbabwe

    Three miners die in Zimbabwe's mine accident - Zimbabwe

    Dec 06, 2020 HARARE (Xinhua) — Three miners died on Tuesday this week in a mine accident in Zimbabwe’s Mudzi District, the latest among a series of mine accidents in the country in recent weeks, the Zimbabwe Republic Police said Friday

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  • Roundup: Zimbabwe's plague of mine deaths exposes need

    Roundup: Zimbabwe's plague of mine deaths exposes need

    Dec 10, 2020 HARARE, Dec. 9 (Xinhua) -- Zimbabwe has been plagued with mine disasters over the last few months, often resulting in death of scores of miners. Most of the mine accidents have occurred at illegally run disused mines, with a few happening at legally-run small scale mines

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  • Three miners die in Zimbabwe's mine accident - The

    Three miners die in Zimbabwe's mine accident - The

    Dec 06, 2020 HARARE (Xinhua) -- Three miners died on Tuesday this week in a mine accident in Zimbabwe's Mudzi District, the latest among a series of mine accidents in the country in recent weeks, the Zimbabwe Republic Police said Friday. The accident occurred on Tuesday at Kunyu mine, Banze, Mudzi where Two ore wagons fell into an inclined mine shaft and crushed the miners

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