Ten killed in fire accident in China

Ten workers were trapped underground in a fire accident at a sulphur mine in a northwest China province while seventeen others have been rescued, local authorities said.

Silicosis affects mine workers

Silicosis is one of the most common diseases that affects Indian mine workers, parliament was informed Monday.

Celebrations begin as S African miners set free

State prosecutor Nigel Carpenter confirmed the murder and attempted murder charges against all 270 miners arrested were dropped.