Latest Shanxi mine blast Stories
TANGSHAN, China (Reuters) - A gas explosion at a Chinese coal pit has killed at least 74 miners, state media said on Thursday, the latest in a grimly predictable series of statistics to emerge from the world's deadliest mining industry.
BEIJING (Reuters) - A gas explosion at a Chinese coal pit has killed at least 62 miners, state media said on Thursday, the latest in a grimly familiar series of statistics to emerge from the world's deadliest mining industry.
BEIJING (Reuters) - At least 123 people were missing after a blast on Wednesday afternoon at a coal mine in northern Hebei province, China's official Xinhua news agency reported.
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The death toll from an explosion in a coal mine in northeast China has risen to 169, with two people still missing, the official Xinhua news agency said on Saturday.
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese authorities have shut down a state-owned colliery in northeast China and detained top officials after 164 miners died in an explosion, state media reported on Thursday. State-owned Dongfeng coal mine run by a branch of the Heilongjiang Longmei Mining (Group) Co.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China, where fatal coal mine accidents are an almost daily event, has ordered pit managers to accompany miners underground on every shift in a new bid to improve safety, state media said on Monday.
BEIJING - The death toll in a massive coal mine explosion in central China rose Wednesday to 166 after scores of missing miners were declared dead, government radio reported.
BEIJING - The chances of saving 141 trapped coal miners were "extremely slight," an official said Monday, as rescuers pumped out noxious fumes from the mine after a gas explosion in central China. Twenty-five miners were confirmed dead.
BEIJING - Toxic gas hampered the search for 141 trapped coal miners Monday following an explosion in central China, and an official said their chances of survival were "extremely slight." At least 25 people were confirmed dead.
BEIJING - More than 140 miners remained trapped in the tunnels and shafts of a coal mine in central China following an explosion Sunday that killed 25 of their colleagues, the government said.
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