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South African gold miners trapped Map of Doornkop South Africa  Rescue workers in South Africa are trying to free nine miners still trapped underground after a fire at Doornkop mine west of Johannesburg More than 20 killed in Congo mine collapse Map of North Kivu Congo  The government of Congo says more than 20 people have died in a collapse at a bush mine in the region of Masisi in North Kivu province Sudan gold mine rescue called off Map of Jebel Amir Sudan  The search for some 100 workers trapped in a collapsed gold mine Jebel Amir in Sudan's Darfur region has been called off Darfur gold miners feared dead Map of Jebel %27Amer Sudan  At least 60 people are feared dead after a well collapsed at a gold mine in Sudan's Darfur region on Monday Ghana gold mine collapse kills 16 Map of Kyekyewere Ghana  At least 16 people have been killed when a disused gold mine collapsed in central Ghana, local authorities say Miners trapped in Zimbabwean platinum mine   Workers trapped by a fire overnight in a platinum mine in southern Zimbabwe are being brought to the surface 167 freed after day trapped in gold mine   All miners were rescued from the Blyvoor No. 5 mine near Carletonville, where they had been stuck without food 75 feared dead in mine floods  At least 75 miners are missing and believed to have died in tanzanite mines flooded by heavy rains, 25 miles southeast of Arusha Miners on strike over death toll   Tens of thousands of striking miners took to the streets in Johannesburg in a protest over safety levels in the industry All gold miners freed from mine
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1. 2014-02-18 All the trapped miners rescued in South Africa Benoni, Johannesburg
2014-02-16 SA miners freed from collapsed pit Benoni, Johannesburg
3. 2014-02-05 Bodies found in South Africa mine Doornkop, Johannesburg
E. 2014-02-05 South African gold miners trapped Doornkop, Johannesburg
F. 2013-05-16 More than 20 killed in Congo mine collapse North Kivu, Congo
6. 2013-05-04 Sudan gold mine rescue called off Jebel Amir, Darfur
H. 2013-05-02 Darfur gold miners feared dead Jebel 'Amer, Darfur
I. 2013-04-16 Ghana gold mine collapse kills 16 Kyekyewere, Ghana
J. 2012-05-22 Miners trapped in Zimbabwean platinum mine Mimosa, Zimbabwe

Bodies found in South Africa mine Map of Doornkop South Africa
All the trapped miners rescued in South Africa Map of Benoni South Africa  Six miners who refused to come out of an illegal gold mine in South Africa have been rescued SA miners freed from collapsed pit Map of Benoni South Africa


year 2014 Top ^

Feb.18   Johannesburg
Feb.16   Johannesburg
  Illegal gold miners trapped in an abandoned shaft near Johannesburg have begun to emerge, a day after they were caught in a collapse
Feb.5   Johannesburg
  Rescue workers at a South African gold mine say they have recovered eight bodies after a fire and rock fall

  Johannesburg


year 2013 Top ^

May.16   Congo
May.4   Darfur
May.2   Darfur
Apr.16   Ghana


year 2012 Top ^

May.22   Zimbabwe


year 2009 Top ^

Jan.19   South Africa


year 2008 Top ^

Mar.29   Tanzania


year 2007 Top ^

Dec.4   Johannesburg
Oct.4   South Africa
  The last of 3,200 miners trapped by a power failure reached the surface after nearly two days underground in the cavernous Elandstrand New Mine
Oct.3   South Africa Miners being pulled from underground
  Some of the more than 3,200 miners inside are beginning to return to the surface. About 350 miners had been pulled to safety
  South Africa 3,200 workers trapped in gold mine
  Power has been restored to a gold mine, and some of the more than 3,200 miners inside are beginning to return to the surface
 A broken pipe severed power cables to a lift. The workers are more than 1.3 miles underground at Harmony Gold's Elandsrand mine in Carletonville, about 50 miles southwest of Johannesburg


year 2006 Top ^

Jan.10   South Africa 3 dead in mine quake  An earthquake jarred rocks loose inside a gold mine. 12 people were trapped by a seismic event

year 2004 Top ^

Jul.12   Congo Uranium mine collapses  Part of a mine has collapsed, killing at least 9 people

year 2002 Top ^

Jun.20   Tanzania 40 feared dead in mine  The compressor which pumps clean air into the privately owned mine failed Jan.15   Congo 40 miners buried  A mine has collapsed, killing at least 30 people. 3 bodies have been recovered but as many as 36 others are still buried


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