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The accident, described by Mines Minister Pik Botha as a disaster, happened in Vaal Reef, the second-largest gold mine in South Africa It is situated near the town ,

Gone but not forgotten as NUM commemorates Vaal Reefs ,

This unfortunate disaster, which took place on the 10th of May 1995, is still fresh in the minds of most mineworkers and it resulted in the establishment of the Vaal Reefs Disaster Trust The NUM and Anglo Gold established a trust to assist and care for the wives and dependents of the deceased

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Welcome to Vaal Reefs Disaster Trust The Vaal Reefs Disaster Trust (VRDT) was founded by Anglo American , the mining disaster which took place at the Vaal Reefs Gold Mining Company Limited.

Mine disaster pushes safety to top of political agenda ,

Mine disaster pushes safety to top of , The NUM on Thursday lambasted Mineral and Energy Affairs Minister Pik Botha for his statement that the Vaal Reefs mine disaster was the result of “human .

NUM remembers 104 mineworkers who perished at No2 Shaft at ,

It was history's worst ever elevator disaster The disaster resulted in the establishment of the Vaal Reefs Disaster Trust The NUM and Anglo Gold established a trust to assist and care for the wives and dependents of the deceased The disaster left 316 children without ,

Vaal Reefs - Wikipedia

Vaal Reefs is a town in Dr Kenneth Kaunda District Municipality in the North West province of South Africa The town is home to a large gold mining operation owned by AngloGold Ashanti, , It was history's worst ever elevator disaster This tragedy brought two key changes to the mining industry Firstly, the immediate implementation of the new .

104 miners killed in Vaal Reef tragedy remembered | eNCA

May 24, 2015· 104 miners killed in Vaal Reef tragedy remembered Sunday 24 May 2015 - 2:11pm , NORTH WEST - 104 mineworkers who lost their lives in the Vaal Reef mine disaster ,

South Africa: Rovic Disaster Could Bring About Mine Act ,

The findings "go further than the outcome of the joint inquest-inquiry into the Vaal Reefs mine disaster" Bakker said that in terms of the new act a fatal accident must be reported immediately to .

The Golden Thread: Ukuluyake, the Vaal Reefs Loco Driver

May 30, 2011· (Ukuluyake Mongezi was born in 1960, in the East London township Duncan Village He worked on Hartebeesfontein Gold Mine from 1981, when the was 20 years old, to 1984 He then worked on Vaal Reefs from 1981 to 1983 as a loco driver He was involved in the Great Miners Strike of 1987 Because of this he was retrenched)

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Jan 30, 2019· * 1995 SOUTH AFRICA: A locomotive fell down a lift shaft at the Vaal Reefs operations in the north west of South Africa, killing 104 people * 1991 - A gas explosion killed 147 coal miners at the Sanjiao River mine in Shanxi province in northern China in 1991

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Oct 30, 2015· Mining Headgears - Pure Functionality Ruling over Beauty Linkedin Share Button Tweet Widget Share on Facebook Article Author: , (Vaal Reefs No 11 Shaft) on the south bank of the Vaal River, near Orkney , Many photos are submitted by heritage enthusiasts across the country Please do not use these photos without permission from the .

47 Lost as Elevator Plunges in South African Mine - The ,

Sep 01, 1987· The elevator was apparently severed from its cable while traveling downwards at 20 miles an hour , South Africa's worst mining disaster was ,

What disaster, natural or man-made, happened on 27th March ,

What disaster, natural or man-made, happened on 27th March 1980? Question #6360 Asked by Blondie McGruff Answer has 3 , Currently voted the best answer Vote for this answer On March 27th, 1980, the elevator in the Vaal Reef South Africa gold mine crashed 1900 meters down killing 23 Sep 26 00, 4:50 PM Astrix Answer has 1 vote Astrix 19 .

The Vaal Reefs No 2 Shaft Mining Disaster: May 1995 ,

The Vaal Reefs No 2 Shaft Mining Disaster: May 1995 Documentation and Publications Division, Institute of Southern African Studies, National University of Lesotho - Gold miners - 38 pages 0 Reviews

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The top ten deepest mines in the world - Mining Technology

Jun 11, 2019· Mining-technology profiles the top ten deepest mines in the world, with seven of the deepest mines located in the West Wits region of South Africa , Moab Khotsong gold mine in South Africa exploits the Vaal Reef at a depth up to 3,054m below the surface Kidd Creek Copper and Zinc Mine in Ontario, Canada, is the deepest base metal mine .

The Golden Thread: Ukuluyake, the Vaal Reefs Loco Driver

May 30, 2011· Ukuluyake, the Vaal Reefs Loco Driver In 1995 a loco accidentally went down a shaft and fell from 1,700 meters crushing a cage carrying 103 night shift workers All were killed

Kopanang - Vaal Reefs No 9 Shaft gold mine | Wood Mackenzie

Kopanang and Moab Khotsong used to form AngoGold Ashanti`s Vaal River operations In 2017, Kopanang produced 91koz of gold, accounting for 2% of AngloGold Ashanti`s 2017 production As cost escalations continued to outpace inflation as well as gold price, Kopanang was considered unprofitable in the process of Anglo's South African restructure

Vaal Reef Gold Mine Elevator Disaster | World History Project

Vaal Reef Gold Mine Elevator Disaster Deep, dirty, and dangerous - the life of a South African goldminer is often short and brutal More than 69,000 miners were killed in work-related accidents between 1911 and 1994

Deep Shaft Sets Record - South Africa - British Pathé

Title reads: "Deep shaft sets record" South Africa South African mine competes with Soviet mine for world's deepest shaft G/V No 2 shaft at Vaal Reef gold mine G/V press men and radio reporters waiting at the top of the shaft to go down and examine the workings

104 miners are crushed to death when an elevator carrying ,

104 miners are crushed to death when an elevator carrying gold miners plunges to the bottom of a Vaal Reef mineshaft near Orkney The date of 11 May 1995 given in another source is not correct

S African Mine Tragedy Kills 100 : Disaster: Underground ,

Vaal Reefs is one of the country's most productive min Last year it yielded more than 155,000 pounds of gold and revenue of $845 million, the company sa It is near the small town of Orkney .

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Vaal Reefs is a town in Dr Kenneth Kaunda District Municipality in the North West province of South Africa The town is home to a large gold mining operation owned by AngloGold Ashanti, , It was history's worst ever elevator disaster [5] This tragedy brought two key changes to the mining industry

SOUTH AFRICA: MASS FUNERAL FOR VICTIMS OF MINING DISASTER ,

English/Nat A crowd of 15-thousand mourners attended a mass funeral Sunday for victims of one of South Africa's worst mining disasters After the ceremony in a stadium near the site of the disaster at Vaal Reefs mine, hearses carried 45 coffins to the Orkney cemetery

Kanana/Orkney Mining History – Community Monitors

Jun 25, 2012· Kanana/Orkney Mining History by Klerksdorp Municipality on Jun 25, 2012 0 comments Kanana / Orkney Mining history , Around the Kanana / Orkney area, the only mining company then was known as Vaal Reefs Exploration & Mining Company This company went on and opened five more shafts, as demand for more gold increased and the rate of people .

NUM marks 22 years since Vaal Reefs disaster ,

NUM marks 22 years since Vaal Reefs disaster May 10, 2017 The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) on Wednesday remembered the 104 mineworkers that were killed in an accident at AngloGold’s Vaal Reefs mine in 1995

Vaal Reefs Elevator Disaster - 1995 | Devastating Disasters

Vaal Reefs Elevator Disaster – 1995 Becoming a miner in South Africa during the 20th century was a dirty and dangerous case of needs must With a chronic lack of alternative employment, a workforce of black miners came from all over the country to live in dormitories and earn modest wages that nonetheless meant survival for families left behind

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Workplace disasters Latest news reports on industrial disasters Click here for other workplace disaster information and sit Search continues - at least 32 miners dead , Vaal Reefs mining disaster inquiry says company should be prosecuted, ICEM: Hamlet fire USA October 1992 A fire at the Imperial Food plant, Hamlet, USA, in September .

Vaal Reefs tragedy commemorated - Mining Weekly

Feedback from the Vaal Reefs Disaster Trust was expected today, at a ceremony attended by Godsell, Suzman, NUM founder Senzeni Zokwana and Department of Minerals and Energy representative May .

15 Insane mining accidents - Mineral Processing & Metallurgy

From overturned trucks to huge fires, as well as crushed vehicles, Here’s a collection of some really mind boggling accidents that have occurred in the mining industry Do you have the best gold mining equipment? 1 Dumper corner navigation fail Wrong turn, mate, And now what? 2 Just how did he loose a gear? Looks like this truck is not going anywhere

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