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Five miners abducted in Pakistan

Five miners were today abducted from Pakistan's troubled Baluchistan province, a day after five persons were killed in a landmine explosion, highlighting the growing lawlessness in the area.

Jharkhand polls: Rajnath Singh promises steps for Bhuli if BJP wins

Steps to solve the long standing problems of miners staying at Bhuli, Asia's largest labour colony, would be taken if BJP is voted to power in Jharkhand, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said.

18 miners killed in Indonesia landslide

At least 18 miners were killed in landslide at an illegal gold mine in Indonesia's West Kalimantan province, an official said Sunday.

34 miners trapped after Bosnia quake

Thirty-four miners remained trapped inside a Bosnian coal mine today after an earthquake triggered a gas explosion and caved in two tunnels.

Eleven miners trapped underground in Honduran gold mine

A landslide at the entrance of a small gold mine in southern Honduras trapped at least 11 miners underground on Wednesday, firefighters said.

5 miners killed, dozens trapped in illegal Mozambique gold mine

Mozambique police said Thursday at least a dozen people were trapped underground after an illegal mine collapsed in the northern district of Memba, killing five miners.

At least 20 dead in collapsed coal mine in Turkey: Lawmaker

At least 20 miners were feared dead and up to 400 others trapped after a coal mine collapsed in the western Turkish province of Manisa, a lawmaker said.

Trapped miners confirmed dead in central China

The bodies of six miners trapped after a rock burst at a coal mine in central China`s Henan province were found by rescuers Friday.

Seven miners killed in Ukraine blast

Seven miners were killed and nine injured when a gas explosion ripped through a state-owned coal mine in eastern Ukraine, officials said Tuesday.

Seven miners killed in Ukraine blast

Seven miners were killed and nine injured when a gas explosion ripped through a state-owned coal mine in eastern Ukraine, officials said Tuesday.

Notice on Odisha miners for harming environment

As many as 12 mining lessees have been issued notices for alleged violation of environmental law and undertaking illegal mining in Jajpur district of Odisha, an official said on Wednesday.

Two more bodies recovered from Dhanbad mine

Two more bodies were recovered Tuesday from a mine in Jharkhand`s Dhanbad district where an accident trapped four miners Monday. One body was recovered earlier.

Four miners die of suffocation in Megahalaya coal mine

Four miners have died of suffocation inside hazardous rat-hole coal pits in a remote mining area near the Indo-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya’s South West Khasi Hills district and another was crushed in a quarry, officials said on Saturday.

Coalminers trapped due to power cut, rescued after 7 hrs

As many as 51 miners at the Jeetpur coalmines of the Steel Authority of India got trapped there Friday due to power failure and were rescued after seven hours.

Afghan coal mine collapse kills 27

In the latest mining accident in Afghanistan, 27 miners have been killed in a coal mine collapse in Ro-e-Dohab district in the northern province of Samangan, reports said Sunday.

Odisha miners pledge Rs 100 cr fund for local area development

Eight mine owners of Odisha have joined hands to invest about Rs 100 crore for local area development of two mineral rich districts -- Keonjhar and Sundergarh.

S Africa mine strike turns deadly, 12,000 striking workers sacked

The world`s biggest platinum producer, Anglo American Platinum, sacked 12,000 striking workers over wages on Friday, as per BBC news reports.

Ukraine: 195 miners survive coal mine fire

Some 195 miners managed to escape unscathed when a fire broke out at a coal mine in Ukraine.

S Africa: 41,200 miners on strike

Labour unrest spread in South Africa on Monday with a wildcat strike by 15,000 gold miners stopping work.

South African miners charged with murder of 34 colleauges

270 miners arrested after the shootings at Marikana mine were on Thursday charged with murder of 34 colleagues.