All articles by JP Casey

  1. Ghana fines Newmont, Consar and DRA $2.7m over deaths

    The Ghanaian Lands and Natural Resource Ministry has fined American mining operator Newmont and its contractors Consar and DRA Mining…
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    5 Jun
  2. Ecuadorian mine ruled unconstitutional following protests

    A judge from the Ecuadorian province of Cuenca has ruled that Ecuagoldmining’s Río Blanco gold and silver mine violates the country’s…
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    4 Jun
  3. Sibanye-Stillwater convenes safety summit following fatalities

    Gold mining company Sibanye-Stillwater has convened a safety summit, attended by representatives of the South African Government and miners’ union…
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    4 Jun
  4. Carroll Technologies Group CEO Tom Bannister talks mining safety

    Founded in 1977 in Kentucky, US as Carroll Engineering, the Carroll Technologies Group now incorporates Delta Electric, and provides safety…
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    1 Jun
  5. Reforms and restarts: an overview of South African mining

    The recent history of the country’s safety policy has been one of top-down reform, although the limited effectiveness of the…
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    1 Jun
  6. Super Pit rock fall could threaten mining jobs

    A rock fall at the Kalgoorlie Super Pit gold mine could threaten jobs as mining operations are scaled back following…
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    1 Jun
  7. Ireland announces new mining safety regulations

    The Irish Government has launched new health and safety regulations for the mining industry that aim to prevent fatalities and…
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    31 May
  8. ICMM reports fewer fatalities in 2017 than 2016

    The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) has released its annual safety report, which revealed that there were 51…
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    31 May
  9. Increase in black lung cases in Appalachia Mountains

    Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health have found the number of cases of progressive…
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    31 May
  10. Avoca fined A$35,000 following worker’s jib injury

    Australian gold mining company Avoca Mining has been fined A$35,000 in Kalgoorlie Magistrates Court following an incident in 2015 where…
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    30 May
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