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18 `punished` in China over coal mine accidents

Last Updated: Monday, March 18, 2013, 10:30

As many as 21 miners were killed in a coal and gas outburst last week at the Machang mine in Shuicheng county.

Trapped Chinese miners unlikely to survive: Report

Last Updated: Friday, September 02, 2011, 16:13

China`s coal mines have been hit by a series of accidents in recent years as demand for energy has spiked.

Ukraine mourns 37 dead in mining accidents

Last Updated: Sunday, July 31, 2011, 10:09

Ukraine held a day of mourning for 37 miners killed in two accidents in coal pits in the country`s eastern industrial district as the last bodies were pulled from the rubble.

Ukraine: 20 killed, 17 missing in 2 mine accidents

Last Updated: Saturday, July 30, 2011, 23:33

At least 20 miners were killed and 17 others went missing in two separate accidents at coal mines in Ukraine on Saturday, officials said.

29 killed, 14 trapped in mine accidents in China

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 03, 2010, 16:17

At least 29 workers have been killed and 14 others trapped in different mine accidents in China, the latest in a series of mishaps to hit the sector notorious for its poor safety records.

Five dead, 14 missing in twin coal mine accidents in China

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 20, 2010, 23:19

Five coal mine workers died and 14 others were missing on Tuesday in separate coalmine accidents in China which in recent weeks witnessed a number of such mishaps.