CDC - Mining - Data & Statistics - NIOSH
The NIOSH Mine and Mine Worker Charts are interactive graphs, maps, and tables for the U.S. mining industry that show data over multiple or single years. Users can select a variety of breakdowns for statistics, including number of active mines in each sector by year; number of employees and employee hours worked by sector; fata and nonfatal injury counts and rates by sector and accident class.Get Price
Mine fatalities in South Africa hit ... - Africa Mining News
Fatalities in South Africa's mining industry is at record high for the first time in over a decade. There were 81 fatalities from January through November, according to data from the Chamber of Mines, an industry lobby group. Harmony Gold Mining Co. reported a death at its Tshepong Mine Thursday, bringing the total to 82.Get Price
South Africa Mine Accident Statistics
South Africa Mine Accident Statistics. RSA ... Gold mining industry 1995: Vaal Reefs – 104 fatalities in locomotive accident 1997: Hartebeestfontein – 18 fatalities in a rockburst ... Fatality rates Jan 2003 - April 2004 0 0.2 0.4 0.6 0.8 1 1.2 1.4 1.6 1.8 2003JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEPT OCT NOV DEC 2004JAN FEB MAR APRGet Price
Mining deaths up 31% since January - Mining Weekly
South African Colliery Management Association (Sacma) president Kevern Mattison has called for a "revolutionary step change" to achieve the mining industry's goal of achieving 'zero harm'.Get Price
Mining deaths decline | SAnews
Jan 28, 2016· Minister Zwane said South Africa's mining sector is now comparing favourably in terms of the fatality rates in other countries such as the United States and Canada. General and ground fall accidents have in the past been major contributors to fatalities in the sector.Get Price
SA Mine 11th edition
SA Mine 11th edition In Transition This is the 11th edition of our annual publication highlighting trends in the South African mining industry, as represented by the top 26 mining .Get Price
DMR: Marginal improvement in SA mining health & safety stats
Jan 28, 2016· DMR mining minister Mosebenzi Zwane. The Department of Mineral Resources' (DMR) minister Mosebenzi Zwane on Thursday announced South Africa's 2015 mining health and safety statistics which were an improvement on 2014, but only marginally.. 77 fatalities were reported in 2015, compared to 84 in 2014.Get Price
SOUTH AFRICAN COAL SECTOR REPORT
a significant role in supply to the South African chemicals industry and is an essential component of its steelmaking industry. Despite the country's attempts at diversifying energy, coal is expected to play a major role in the foreseeable future and it is the leading mining commodity revenue generator in South Africa.Get Price
Mining fatality numbers in South Africa take a major step ...
Nov 07, 2017· The number of fatalities recorded in the South African mining industry in 2017 has officially exceeded those in 2016. The fatal accident statistic for 2017 is now 76, three above 2016's 73 as quoted by the Chamber of Mines. The Chamber is deeply disturbed and disappointed at the deterioration in ...Get Price
Mining: a brief history | Statistics South Africa
Of course, mining is not the only industry that contributes to the South African economy. A different animal was the South African economy in 1980 compared with the economy we have now, as shown in the graphic below. Manufacturing was the largest industry in 1980, falling to fourth place in 2016. Mining was the second most influential industry ...Get Price
Fatalities at South Africa's mines drop
Jan 27, 2015· Overall, fatality rates improved 72% to 0.09 in 2013 from 0.32 in 2003. Australia, Canada and the US recorded a combined improvement rate of 29% to a rate of 0.05 in 2013 from 0.07 in 2003, Mining Weekly Online reported. Injuries in South Africa fell from 8 515 in 1993 to 3 126 in 2013.Get Price
Occupational health and safety in T mining—status, new ...
hazards. The fatality rates of the South African coal sector are more comparable to the national rates for Australian mines, reflecting greater similarity in mining methods and conditions. It is estimated that the safety performance of the South African mining industry must improve by at least 20% perGet Price
Occupational respiratory diseases in the South African ...
Jan 24, 2013· The first theme addresses trends in silicosis in the South African gold-mining industry over a period of 33 years, and the second explores the potential for occupational respiratory disease in the under-researched platinum- and diamond-mining sectors.Get Price
Mine fatalities in SA rise for first time in decade | Fin24
Nairobi - For the first time in almost a decade, more people are dying in South African mines, the world's deepest and among the most dangerous. There were 81 fatalities from January through November, according to data from the Chamber of Mines, an industry lobby group. Harmony Gold reported a ...Get Price
Mine Fatalities in South Africa Rise First Time in Decade ...
Dec 08, 2017· Mine Fatalities in South Africa Rise First Time in Decade ... among the highest lost-time incident rates and fatality rates for ... Operators in South Africa still use labor-intensive mining ...Get Price
Mining death stats worry unions, Chamber of Mines | Fin24
Jan 19, 2017· Johannesburg – Although fatal accidents in the mining industry reduced by 5% in 2016, there is a general air of disappointment among different stakeholders. Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane released the health and safety statistics for the industry at a press briefing at Harmony Gold in Randfontein on Thursday.Get Price
WHO | The high burden of injuries in South Africa
Road traffic age-specific mortality rates were about double the global rate in both sexes, peaking at 2.5 times the global rate in adult women aged 30–44 (Table 2). Even in children aged 0–4 and boys aged 5–14 the South African road traffic fatality rate was twice the global rate (Table 2).Get Price
SafetyinSouthAfrican mines:Ananalysisof accidentstatistics
Published South African fatality andinjury statistics formineaccidents areinvestigated. Where possible, the ... Fatality rates Injuryrates Gold Coal Gold Coal 1978 1,93 1,46 n.a. n.a. ... JOURNAL OFTHE SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE OF MINING AND METALLURGY JANUARY1988 5.Get Price
Analysis: 77 mining fatalities in 2015 - Daily Maverick
Jan 29, 2016· South Africa Analysis: 77 mining fatalities in 2015. ... A worry for the industry is that 3,116 injuries were recorded across the sector, up from 2,700 in 2014, but the increase could in part be ...Get Price
South Africa Employment Rate | 2019 | Data | Chart ...
Employment Rate in South Africa decreased to 42.44 percent in the second quarter of 2019 from 42.56 percent in the first quarter of 2019. Employment Rate in South Africa averaged 43.19 percent from 2000 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 46.17 percent in the fourth quarter of 2008 and a record low of 41 percent in the first quarter of 2004.Get Price
Mining and minerals in South Africa
Aug 16, 2012· South Africa is a world leader in mining. The country is famous for its abundance of mineral resources, accounting for a significant proportion of world production and reserves, and South African mining companies are key players in the global industry. Kumba Iron Ore's massive operations in the Northern Cape include Sishen Mine and Kolomela Mine.Get Price
South Africa mine death toll hits 54 after copper mine ...
Jul 16, 2018· South Africa's mining industry is heading for the deadliest year since 2012 after six people died in an underground fire at Palabora Mining Co.'s copper operation. ... The fatality rate eg ...Get Price
Fatality Reports | Mine Safety and Health Administration ...
The Acting Chair of MSHA's Chargeability Review Committee reviewed the death certificate, autopsy report, and MSHA's accident investigation findings and determined that the miner died from natural causes. The fatality is not chargeable to the mining industry.Get Price
41 DEATH IN SOUTH AFRICAN MINES
The annual death toll from accidents on South African mines fluctuates around 800. The figure for i960 was close to 1,400 because of the Coalbrook disaster of January 21. In Britain the number of deaths from mining accidents seldom exceeds 200 a year. In 19^6, the last year for which we have detailed figures,Get Price