Argyle Pit Mine Incident

Mines Safety Significant Incident Report No 11 Emu mine

SIGNIFICANT INCIDENT REPORT NO 11 EMU MINE DISASTER On 13 June six men lost their lives in a decline driven underground from the bottom of an open pit as a result of sudden flooding of the pit following sustained and exceptionally heavy rainfall CIRCUMSTANCES AND EVENTS LEADING TO THE DISASTER A relatively small open pit the 450 pit which was previously mined immediately

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Argyle Coal and Canal Co The Road to Drumleman

The following information is from the Scottish Mining website and regards the deaths of Neil Smith collier Daniel McPhail collier and James Todd bottomer at the Kilkivan Pit Drumlemble near Campbeltown We previously published a blog entry about this incident Lines on an Accident at Coalhill It seems that the names Donald/Daniel and James/John were interchangeable

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World s biggest diamond mine Argyle closing

Name of the mine Argyle mine Location North West Australia Owner Rio Tinto Group It is the largest diamond producing mine in the world by volume averaging annual production of 8 million carats Since operations began in 1983 Argyle s open pit mine

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The world s top 10 biggest diamond mines

· The open pit mine was estimated to contain of proven and probable reserves as of December 2021 Producing since 1971 Orapa is the oldest of the four diamond mines operated by Debswana Mining is currently being undertaken at a depth of 250m and is expected to reach 450m by 2021 Debswana is currently conducting a detailed study to extend the mine life through a new open pit

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WA s booming mining industry had 378 serious safety

· WA s booming mining industry had 378 serious safety incidents in 2021 20 including two deaths ABC Goldfields / By Jarrod Lucas Posted Fri Friday

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Look Back The 1996 Marcopper mining disaster

· The incident saw 2 to 3 million tons of mine waste spilling into the Boac River It caused flash floods that buried villages About a third or 20 out of 60 villages had to be evacuated with

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Talensi mining pit collapse victims were not illegal

· The underground mining pit is part of the concession of Anglogold Ashanti Obuasi Mine The company in a statement said the miner s body was retrieved on Saturday May 29 2021 It however did not give further details about the deceased The company says a thorough investigation into the incident has been initiated Central Region

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Meghalaya coal mine mishap A week on no sign of trapped

· But Abdul Mannan a miner from Cachar district who survived the incident alleged coal mining was underway when the incident took place Mannan had joined the mine three weeks before the incident He claimed he was digging coal inside one of the rat holes on May 30 when he heard a loud sound and rushed out He added he was rescued in time after being pulled out in the crane and was

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argyle pit mine incident

argyle pit mine incident NEW Accident 900 tons excavator open pit coal mine Sep 25 2021· 900 tons wheelbucket excavator in open pit coal mineLandslide pushed excavator 100m away and the machine tipped by almost on its side open pit coal mine landslide dangerous digger stuck Durham Mining Museum This site hosts the Durham Mining Museum website Tweet Disaster Reports

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Philex s Padcal mine the biggest mining disaster of the

· It was not the first time that incidents were recorded for the Padcal mine also in the 1980s and 1990s two tailings storage ponds collapsed and another small spill occurred in one of the ponds few years before the 2021 disaster [1]

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Saracen restarts Carosue Dam Australian Mining

· Saracen Mineral Holdings will resume ore processing operations at the Dervish mine in Western Australia today with underground and open pit activities to follow imminently

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Argyle Diamond Mine Open Pit

The Argyle diamond mine is located in the East Kimberley area of Western Australia some 100 km south of the town of Kununurra The diamondiferous Argyle olivine lamproite diatreme was discovered in August 1979 Production began in December 1985 at a planned throughput of 3 Mtpa to recover 25 million carats of diamonds Presently Argyle is the world s largest producer of natural diamonds and

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Argyle Closure Proves That Diamond Mines Are Not Forever

· A diamond might be forever as the famous advertising slogan from De Beers claims but a diamond mine certainly isn t as the closure this week of the once giant Argyle mine in Australia proves

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Explosives Hazards in Ontario Mines Ministry of Labour

An incident involving a storage area or surface blast can even injure members of the public and damage property outside an underground mine open pit mine or quarry Workplace health and safety is an important issue for Ontario mines Mines with safe practices involving explosives generally have fewer incidents

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1973 Markham Colliery Disaster The Story Mine

Seventeen miners returned home after yesterday s incident forfeiting up to £8 pay When the fault developed in the steam winding mechanism the fail safe devices locked on preventing the cage from operating A small hydraulic leak was found The fault was rectified but pit officials and mines inspectors who were called in insisted that the engine should be examined and tested before it

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15 Insane mining accidents Mineral Processing & Metallurgy

· Open pit coal mine fire in Gippsland Using this open pit coal mine was the only way the fire fighters had to stop a huge fire in the large rural region of Victoria in Australia 10 Coal mine accident in Pakistan In 2021 in Quetta Pakistan 45 miners died in a coal mine collapse most of them suffocated due to the methane gas 11 Drilling rig accident Back in July of 2021 an evacuated

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Significant Incident Report No 272 Department of Mines

Significant Incident Report No 272 Subject Sinkhole in open pit floor engulfs mine vehicles after collapse of backfilled stope Date 11 January 2021 Summary of incident Note The Department of Mines Industry Regulation and Safety s investigation is ongoing Information contained in the significant incident report is based on findings at the time of writing In October 2021 a working pit

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KAZ Minerals Baimskaya

KAZ Minerals operates the Aktogay and Bozshakol open pit copper mines in the East Region and Pavlodar region of Kazakhstan three underground mines and associated concentrators in the East Region of Kazakhstan and the Bozymchak copper gold mine in Kyrgyzstan The Group acquired the Baimskaya project in the Chukotka region of Russia in January 2021 one of the world s most

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Individual Incident Association of State Dam Safety

Tributary stream meandered into abandoned mine pit during spring snowmelt causing partially filled mine pit to completely fill and overtop natural earth embankment Embankment failed draining pit into the Embarass River and causing damage to utilities and water quality issues on Embarass Lake Named Hydrologic Event EAP Enacted Y/N due to Incident No Fatalities Number 0 Number of

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Gleision colliery the pit disaster that devastated a

· It was going to be a big day in the pit a cramped century old drift mine in the Swansea valley Explosives were to be detonated to bring down a coal face 275 metres from the entrance to

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Mine Accidents and Disasters Department of Mineral Resources

MINE ACCIDENTS AND DISASTERS The overall number of deaths in the South African mining industry has declined over the past decades but the greatest impact of mining accidents is noticed amongst the family members and colleagues left behind after a mine worker lost his or her life South Africa is known for its diverse wealth of minerals but even better known for a very well regulated mining

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Managing water consumption in mining

· Rio Tinto s Argyle Diamond mine in north west Australia the world s largest single producer of diamonds is located in arid conditions reaching 40 degrees heat Water for the project has to be sourced from two dams and Lake Argyle meaning it could have potential impacts on ground water

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Argyle Coal and Canal Co The Road to Drumleman

Argyle Coal & Cannel Co From Main body of report The pit at which the irruption took place is 27 fathoms deep and was suddenly filled to within 12 fathoms of the surface The old workings from which the water flowed are of considerable extent but have been abandoned for upwards of 50 years

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The 18 Near Miss Reporting Examples You Need To Know

· If they trip and twist their ankle that is a safety incident The concept behind the near miss report is that it flags the hazard which the QHSE team can then remedy before it leads to an incident 18 Near Miss Examples There are a plethora of types of near miss examples Workers in construction for instance can find themselves involved in narrow escapes or near collisions But the near

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Abandoned Mine & Quarry Accidents Claim Several Lives Per Year

· Abandoned mine accidents claim the lives of people of all ages Children sometimes enter mines without supervision and adults sometimes take children with them when entering an abandoned mine site A table on this page shows the age distribution of abandoned and inactive mine deaths Most victims are young and die by drowning

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Silver Lake halts operations at Daisy Australian Mining

· Silver Lake Resources has temporarily suspended operations at the Daisy Complex underground gold mine in Western Australia following a tragic incident suffered by a Macmahon Holdings contractor

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Dozens killed in DRC Glencore copper mine accident

· Glencore the world s biggest mining company confirmed that at least 19 illegal miners were killed when part of the open pit mine in the Kolwezi area collapsed and said further fatalities were

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