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.

The gold mines may at last be making progress with the prevention of silicosis among miners, figures presented at the Mining Indaba in Cape Town suggest.

The massive fire in Outer Delhi’s Bawana industrial area that killed 17 workers and left several injured has brought the spotlight back on the functioning of municipal bodies which have been granti

Upon retrenchment, he received R14 000 in Mineworker Provident Fund benefits.

Why is the Department of Mineral Resources trying to muscle in on the trust fund to be set up to compensate mineworkers with silicosis?

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