Coal Mine Accident In South Africa

  • Coal transitions in South Africa. Understanding the ...

    Coal transitions in South Africa. Understanding the ...

    ing in general and coal mining in particular that requires intervention from the state to manage and resource. The scenarios The study examines three future pathways for South Africa's coal sector that allow us to assess key risks and opportunities in South Africa's coal transition. First, we examine a leastcost energy pathway that assumes no

  • Coalbrook mining disaster

    Coalbrook mining disaster

    The Coalbrook mining disaster is the worst mining accident in the history of South Africa. The disaster occurred in the Coalbrook coal mine of Clydesdale Colliery on 21 January 1960 at around 19:00 when approximately 900 pillars caved in, almost 180 metres underground. The mine is situated in the Northern Free State, 21 km south west of Vereeniging. ...

  • Coal

    Coal

    Coal mining's advent in South Africa can best be traced to the start of gold mining in the late 19 th century, particularly on the Witwatersrand, with the first coal in appreciable tonnages being extracted on the Highveld coal field close to the nascent Witwatersrand gold mines. However, demand began to grow, slowly at first but then ...

  • Thungela

    Thungela

    Responsibly creating value together for a shared future. Thungela is a leading pureplay producer and exporter of high quality, lowcost thermal coal in South Africa. As a responsible thermal coal miner, we recognise society's ongoing needs and environmental expectations.

  • List of coal mines in South Africa

    List of coal mines in South Africa

    10/06/2019 · Another coal of Africa producer is the Tshikondeni mine which is loed in Limpopo province approximately 140 kilometers east of Musina. Also owned by Exxaro, the mine produces around million tons of hard cooking coal per year and employs about 700 people.

  • Minister Gwede Mantashe: 2019 Mine Health and Safety ...

    Minister Gwede Mantashe: 2019 Mine Health and Safety ...

    24/01/2020 · Mining in South Africa offers excellent economic opportunities. It must always be done in a responsible manner. ... cases to three (3) cases. Two (2) cases were reported by coal mines when compared to one (1) case in 2017. ... Historical data on mine accidents has revealed that most occupational fatalities reported occur during the first ...

  • South Africa Gloria coal mine explosion 'kills six'

    South Africa Gloria coal mine explosion 'kills six'

    07/02/2019 · Mining accidents are common in South Africa. More than 80 fatalities were recorded in mines across the country in 2017. Last year, a power cut .

  • Coalbrook Disaster 1960 Mining Accident Database

    Coalbrook Disaster 1960 Mining Accident Database

    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 Sasolburg, caved in and trapped 435 mineworkers 180m underground. There were no survivors. No machine capable of drilling holes large enough through which to ...

  • Arnot OpCo – Coal Mine

    Arnot OpCo – Coal Mine

    Loed in Rietkuil Mpumalanga Province, South Africa. Under the institution of Exxaro Resources, the Arnot coal mine was transferred to Arnot Opco in 2019. In an unprecedented show of workers empowerment, 1038 retrenched employees now hold a stake in the Arnot colliery, and are emancipated with the drive to steer the mine towards the future of ...

  • Londani Coal

    Londani Coal

    Londani Coal is committed to nurturing BroadBased Black Economic Empowerment initiatives and complies with the provisions of the Mining Charter. This commitment will ensure that Londani Coal makes a meaningful and sustainable contribution to the South African economy as well as the local communities surrounding its operations.

  • Six dead in Gloria coal mine explosion in South Africa ...

    Six dead in Gloria coal mine explosion in South Africa ...

    08/02/2019 · 7 Russian coal miners die in accidents in Siberia; Six dead in Gloria coal mine explosion in South Africa; West Bengal: Three people dead, one missing after coal mine collapses in Bankura; A Coal Mine Collapsed in China's Shaanxi Province, Killing 21 People; 13 dead in Czech coal mine explosion

  • 41 DEATH IN SOUTH AFRICAN MINES

    41 DEATH IN SOUTH AFRICAN MINES

    not occur. Yet the death rate from accidents on coal mines is not lower than that on gold mines. The respective rates in 19^6 were and per 1,000 The chief cause of accidents in coal mines is from trucks and tramways; falls of rock and gas explosions cause most of the deaths. Accidents and Nature of Accident Falls of Ground ...

  • AN ASSESSMENT OF SOUTH AFRICA'S COAL MINING SECTOR ...

    AN ASSESSMENT OF SOUTH AFRICA'S COAL MINING SECTOR ...

    South Africa depends on coalderived energy, electricity in particular and the coal mines are implicitly exposed and vulneable to r the adverse impacts of climate change. Reducing this exposure and vulnerability dictates the urgent need to implement anticipatory adaptation measures in all the subchains of the coal mining value chain.

  • As Many As 100 Feared Dead in Gold Mine Accident

    As Many As 100 Feared Dead in Gold Mine Accident

    ORKNEY, South Africa (AP) _ An elevator in a gold mine fell 1,500 feet to the bottom of a mine shaft, killing as many as 100 people, mine officials and the government said today. The elevator dropped down the shaft late Wednesday after a locomotive fell on it, and was lying at the bottom of the shaft 1 1/2 miles underground, said Dick Fisher, regional general manager of the Vaal Reefs mining ...

  • 64 KILLED IN BLAST AT SOUTH AFRICAN COAL MINE

    64 KILLED IN BLAST AT SOUTH AFRICAN COAL MINE

    13/09/1983 · South Africa's worst mine disaster occurred in 1960, when 432 people died at the Coalbrook colliery, also on the Natal coal belt. Advertisement Continue reading the main story

  • Trends and causes of fatalities in South African mines ...

    Trends and causes of fatalities in South African mines ...

    01/11/1991 · TABLE 2 Accident data published in DMEA Annual Report (1990) for all South African mines (surface and underground employees ) Class of mine Year Deaths Death Injuries Injury rate rate All mines 1989 735 1988 674 Gold mines 1989 549 1988 510 Coal mines 1989 54 1988 53 10097 11357 8561 9576 361 3 ...

  • South African activist killed as contentious coal mine ...

    South African activist killed as contentious coal mine ...

    28/10/2020 · South African activist killed as contentious coal mine seeks to expand. Unknown gunmen have shot and killed a prominent critic of a coal mine and its proposed expansion in South Africa's KwaZulu ...