At least 12 suspected illegal gold miners are feared dead after a mineshaft at Eldorado Mine in Chinhoyi collapsed on Monday evening.

GUIYANG -- Four people were killed and nine others remain missing in a coal mine accident in Southwest China's Guizhou province, local authorities said Tuesday.

AMARAVATI: Six workers died in a poisonous gas leak at a private steel mill rolling unit in Anantapuram district on Thursday, police said.

A new website and a Facebook page were launched on Tuesday in a bid to assist former mineworkers and their dependents who may be entitled to compensation under the provisions of a Trust Fund set up

A report published by the Trades Union Congress (TUC) has revealed that 73% of Ghanaian workers operate under vulnerable conditions.

The Select Committee on Land and Mineral Resources has called for harsher consequences for mining companies who neglect workers’ health and safety.

AHMEDABAD: In India, an estimated 1.59 lakh workers are exposed to silica dust and are likely to suffer from silicosis.

More than 100 Mozambicans filed a case in London alleging “serious human rights abuses” at Gemfields Plc’s ruby mine in the southern African nation, according to their lawyers.

Two people have been killed following a "seismic related fall" at one of Harmony Gold Mining Company's mine's in Welkom, the company said on Tuesday.

Hearings have wrapped in Sierra Leone from claimants accusing mining company Tonkolili Iron Ore of human rights abuses.

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