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Accidents

Mining -surface or underground- is an acknowledged dangerous job. A thousands of miners die from mining accidents each year. This part is about mining accident case studies, prevention and mitigation of health and safety risk. For more happy endings.

Common Mining Accidents
Reviewing the most common factors of accidents in the mining industry and the type of accidents

What Can Be Done to Prevent Mining Accidents?
Reviewing the key aspects of preventing mining accidents

Specific and Non Specific Hazards in Underground Mines
Specific and Non Specific Hazards in Underground Mines

Blast Area Security: Flyrock Safety
Blast Area Security: Flyrock Safety

Emergency Communications And Tracking In Underground Mines
Safety in Underground mines: Emergency Communications and Tracking

World's Worst Mining Disasters
World's Worst Mining Disasters

Extraction
The extraction stage is at the very center of mining activities. Using Plato’s Allegory of the Cave, the extraction gathers all the operations that aimed to drag the valuable resources out of the Cave, into the sunlight. Once separated from their rock matrix, from their Cave, metals and non metals resources will fuel World economic growth. ...

Blast Area & Fly-Rocks Prevention
Blast Area & Fly-Rocks Prevention: What US Regulations and Literature Say

Courrières: Major Consequences For a Major Mining Disaster
The Courrières accident gave birth to the first structured emergency response and crisis communication plans of the industry.

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