Coal mine explosion in China kills 11: Xinhua

Eleven people died Thursday in a coal mine explosion in China, state media reported, in the second deadly accident in two days in the country`s notoriously dangerous mining industry.

Two trapped Chinese mine workers rescued after 10 days

Two Chinese mine workers who were found alive ten days after they were trapped under a coal mine shaft during an accident were rescued today and search is on for 10 others, the company officials said.

Two dead, seven missing in China`s coal mine accident

Rescuers have retrieved two bodies from a flooded coal mine in southwest China, and are still trying to reach seven other miners trapped at the site.

China to shut hundreds of coal mines this year

Chinese government has decided to close hundreds of small mines over the year to ensure safety in the coal mining industry.

Australia approves huge Chinese coal takeover

Australia Thursday cleared the way for China's Yancoal to take over miner Gloucester Coal in a multi-billion-dollar deal that gives Beijing a greater foothold in the resource-rich country.