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World 07 Feb 2019 | 6:15 PM

Five killed in South African coal mine gas explosion

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Five people have been killed by a gas explosion in an unused coal mine in South Africa's eastern province of Mpumalanga and several others remain trapped, police said on Thursday.

World 11 Jun 2017 | 6:55 PM

Sibanye Gold say South Africa wildcat strike continues, 138 illegal miners arrested

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A wildcat strike at Sibanye Gold's Cooke operations west of Johannesburg continued on Sunday and 138 illegal miners there have been arrested since the stoppage began Tuesday, a company spokesman said.

World 17 May 2017 | 11:40 PM

Bodies of 25 illegal miners recovered from abandoned South African gold shaft

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Police recovered 25 bodies, believed to be those of illegal miners, from a disused Harmony Gold mine shaft, near an area where 76 illegal miners died in 2009 in what was one of South Africa's worst mining disasters.

Nation 07 Feb 2017 | 12:00 AM

Residents fill up bauxite mining pool with earth

KUANTAN: Residents in Taman Sungai Karang Jaya took matters into their own hands by filling up a mining pool with earth after three children died of drowning in a former bauxite mining area.

Nation 05 Feb 2017 | 12:00 AM

After drowning, Regent orders old mines shut

KUANTAN: All disused mines should be filled in with earth and fenced up to prevent further tragedies said Pahang Regent Tengku Mahkota Tengku Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah.