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Latest Shanxi mine blast Stories

2008-06-14 09:00:13

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "3rd Ld-Writethru: N.

2006-09-03 11:34:42

BEIJING (Reuters) - Fourteen coal miners died at the weekend in two separate accidents, while the death toll at a third pit climbed to nine, underscoring China's reputation as the world's deadliest mining industry.

2006-08-17 20:49:28

BEIJING (Reuters) - A gas explosion and a collapse have trapped 19 people underground in two Chinese coal mines, the latest accidents to hit the world's deadliest mining industry, the official Xinhua agency reported on Friday.

2006-07-15 21:42:16

BEIJING (Reuters) - A blast has killed 18 coal miners and trapped 39 at a colliery in northern Shanxi province, Xinhua news agency reported on Sunday. It said six other miners escaped the blast on Saturday afternoon.

2006-06-27 00:30:05

BEIJING (Reuters) - An explosion of illegally stored dynamite in northwest China killed 11 people, injured 20 and flattened buildings and the death toll is expected to rise, state media said on Tuesday.

2006-05-26 00:10:47

BEIJING (Reuters) - China, where fatal mine accidents are an almost daily occurrence, recorded a near 30 percent decline in coal pit deaths in the first five months of the year compared with the same period of 2005, Xinhua news agency said.

2006-05-24 02:17:25

BEIJING (Reuters) - A gas explosion at a Chinese coal mine has killed eight miners and trapped an unknown number just days after a flood at another mine stranded 57 underground, official media reported on Wednesday.

2006-05-21 18:57:52

BEIJING (Reuters) - A coal pit flood has trapped an estimated 57 miners in north China, Xinhua news agency said, the latest accident to strike the world's deadliest mining industry.

2006-05-20 21:01:56

BEIJING (Reuters) - A flood at a colliery has trapped 44 miners in the northern Chinese province of Shanxi, the official Xinhua news agency said, in the latest accident to strike the world's deadliest mining industry.

2006-02-01 22:20:30

BEIJING (Reuters) - A gas explosion at a Chinese coal mine has killed at least 23 miners, state media reported on Thursday, in the latest accident to hit the world's deadliest mining industry.


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