Ecuador, mining safety still a major issues despite steps to improve the situation

Posted on September 12, 2011 • Filed under: Ecuador, Latin America Mining

After the tragedy that occurred on October 15, 2010 in Canton Portovelo, where four miners working for the company Minesadco died, companies have taken various measures to control, but still recorded failures in their facilities
Risks to health and life are eminent mining companies. Many tragedies have occurred in Ecuador and other countries in this work, especially when there are inadequate conditions that do not provide security for workers. Protective equipment for workers unskilled, tunnels without due items bearing the land mass and little space in spades (entrance to the mine) are still observed in some mines. Read Article

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