Woman shot dead protesting China-backed mine in Myanmar: Govt

A woman protesting against a controversial Chinese-backed copper mine in Myanmar has been shot dead, a government spokesman said Tuesday, announcing an investigation into how police handled the latest clash at the site.

40 workers rescued from flooded China mine, 16 still trapped

Forty workers trapped in a flooded coal mine in northeast China`s Heilongjiang province were on Friday rescued, as efforts are on to pull out 16 other miners.

Mine owners trespassing into govt property, claims Goa NGO

A Goa-based NGO, which had successfully petitioned the Supreme Court against illegal mining on Friday alleged that mine owners are occupying leases after the apex court order, amounting to trespassing into government property.

Turkey charges mining company CEO, two more, over disaster

Turkey has charged three more people with manslaughter over the country`s worst mining disaster, including the CEO of the company operating the pit, reports said today.

Turkish miner who survived says company to blame

Miner Erdal Bicak believes he knows why so many of his colleagues died in Turkey`s worst mining disaster: company negligence. And he knows one other thing, he`s never going back down any mine again.

Three dead, 13 missing in collapse of mine in Colombia

A collapse at one of Colombia`s many unlicensed mines has killed three people and left another 13 missing under tons of mud and rock, rescue officials said.

Iron ore transportation resumes at Odisha mine

Transportation of iron ore by road resumed at a state-run mine in Odisha, five months after it was stopped over law and order problems.

30 evacuated during fire at Sweden`s oldest mine

An official says a fire in Sweden`s oldest mine has forced the evacuation of 30 workers.

Five dead in China mine fire

The fire took place Sunday afternoon at Rongda Mining Limited Liability Company in Hulun Buir City when seven miners were working underground, reported Xinuha citing safety authorities.

One miner dead in Meghalaya mine

One miner has died and two more are trapped inside a flooded coal pit in Meghalaya, officials said Thursday.

Tunnel collapse traps workers at Indonesian mine

As many as 30 miners were trapped underground today after a tunnel caved in at a giant US-owned gold and copper mine in Indonesia`s easternmost province of Papua, police said.

Nineteen rescued from mine in Poland

Rescue teams managed to save 19 miners who had become trapped 1,000 meters below ground in a mine in the western Polish town of Polkowice.

Eight killed in Iran mine collapse

At least eight workers were killed in Iran after a coal mine collapsed in the central region of Tabas Tuesday, Xinhua reported.

Two rescued, 14 trapped in flooded coal mine in China

Chinese rescuers on Sunday pulled two miners out alive while 14 others have been trapped in a flooded coal mine in northeast China`s Heilongjiang Province.

Violence at South Africa mine kills 9

Ongoing violent protests at a platinum mine in South Africa have killed at least nine people.

Vehicle hits mine in Niger, killing 7: Official

Regional authorities say a vehicle carrying West African migrants toward Libya struck an anti-tank mine in Niger, killing seven people.

Goa govt orders suspension of Cong leader’s mine

Goa govt ordered suspension of an iron ore and bauxite mine being managed by a Congress leader after its name figured in the mining scam.

Nine Afghans herding cattle killed by mine: Police

civilians including five children have been killed by a
roadside mine as they herded cattle in northwest Afghanistan,
police said on Saturday.

28 still trapped in coal mine in China

A total of 91 people were trapped after an air compression device located underground caught fire.

Peru cancels mine after 6 killed in clash

Peru`s government has cancelled a Canadian-owned silver mine in the southern highlands.