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ICMM releases 2015 mining safety report

The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) has reported its 23 member companies, which employ over 900 000 people, recorded 60 fatalities across the globe in 2015, with five members recording zero fatalities for the year.


Sound health – understanding medical issues in mining today

By: Matthew Wood

Medical issues and diseases in the mining industry need to be analysed and reported to devise solutions and strategies. How does the situation fare in today’s context?


Locking out the danger

Bearing Man Group supplies and supports the complete range of Master Lock safety and security solutions.


Gases – of the poisonous and dangerous variety

By Matthew Wood.

Poisonous gases are just some of the many health/safety risks associated with mining, but there are always a number of solutions available. Poisonous and dangerous gases have always been a major problem in industry, particularly mining. However advances in technology can tackle the problem in better and easier ways.


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