Mererani — Mining sector-related accidents are on a worrisome upward trend, according to a new report, which shows that 27 people lost their lives within the first five months of this year.

A gas explosion in Ghana’s Western Region has left over 100 people hospitalized.

Johannesburg – More than 50 employees from a chemical factory in Germiston had to be rushed to hospital for respiratory problems on Monday morning after an alleged chemical leak.

DAR ES SALAAM Tanzania (Xinhua) -- At least four miners were feared dead on Monday night and six others were rescued when a gold mine collapsed in Tanzania’s northern region of Mara, rescuers said.

Mara — Three artisanal miners are believed to have died in a gold pit at the Buhemba mining area in Butiama District of Mara Re gion, the police force in Mara Region confirmed on Monday afternoon.

JOHANNESBURG – Harmony Gold reported on Monday that one of its employees was fatally injured in a fall of ground incident at Bambanani mine in Welkom, in the Free State, on Friday.

Dar es Salaam - Two miners were killed and several others are believed missing after an illegal gold mine collapsed in northern Tanzania, the mining ministry said on Friday.

SHANGHAI -- One person died and seven others were injured after a fire engulfed an aerosol factory in Shanghai on Wednesday, local authorities said.

Two people died and another was seriously injured in two separate mining accidents last week.

The victims had sneaked into mining caves in Rubavu and Gasabo districts.

CHANGSHA - A coal mine gas explosion killed two people, injured one and trapped another two in central China's Hunan Province Sunday, local authorities said.

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