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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
An official says a fire in Sweden`s oldest mine has forced the evacuation of 30 workers.
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 has died and two more are trapped inside a flooded coal pit in Meghalaya, officials said Thursday.
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.
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.
At least eight workers were killed in Iran after a coal mine collapsed in the central region of Tabas Tuesday, Xinhua reported.
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.
Ongoing violent protests at a platinum mine in South Africa have killed at least nine people.
Regional authorities say a vehicle carrying West African migrants toward Libya struck an anti-tank mine in Niger, killing seven people.
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.
civilians including five children have been killed by a
roadside mine as they herded cattle in northwest Afghanistan,
police said on Saturday.
A total of 91 people were trapped after an air compression device located underground caught fire.
Peru`s government has cancelled a Canadian-owned silver mine in the southern highlands.
Fatalities at Chinese coal mines peaked in 2002 when 6,995 deaths were recorded.
Day in Pics: 29th August
August 29, 2014
Famous Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai