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2008-10-30 00:00:10

Gas exploded in a coal mine in northwest China's Shaanxi province, trapping 29 miners, officials said. The blast occurred late Wednesday in the shaft at the Yaotou mine in Chengcheng County in central Shaanxi, Xinhua reported quoting a provincial government spokesman.

2008-09-10 00:00:19

Chinese officials said a gas explosion at a Yunnan province coal mine killed one person, injured another and left four more trapped underground.

2008-09-09 09:00:36

Two more rescued from flooded mine, 16 remain trapped ZHENGZHOU, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- Two more miners were pulled out of a flooded coal mine in central China's Henan Province on Monday, bringing the total number rescued to eight, emergency crews said.

2008-09-08 09:00:36

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "Two More Rescued From Flooded Mine, 16 Remain Trapped"] Zhengzhou, Sept.

2008-07-22 09:00:55

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "1st LD: Six Miners Confirmed Dead in Flooded South China Coal mine"] BAISE, Guangxi, July 22 (Xinhua) - Six of the 36 trapped miners were confirmed dead in the Nadu Mine in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, where flooding occurred on Monday, said local mining authorities on Tuesday afternoon.

2008-07-22 06:00:37

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "1st Ld: Thirty-Six Miners Remain Trapped in Flooded S.

2008-07-22 00:00:31

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) Baise, Guangxi, 22 July: Thirty-six miners remained trapped in the Nadu Mine in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, where flooding occurred on Monday [21 July] afternoon, rescuers said on Tuesday morning [22 July].

2008-07-02 09:00:46

Chinese work safety officials Wednesday were investigating the cause of coal mine collapse that killed at least 18 miners, officials said Rescue workers found the bodies of 16 miners trapped in the state-owned mine in Shaanxi province, reported Xinhua, China's official news agency.

2008-07-01 21:00:14

A coal mine shaft collapsed in northwestern China Tuesday, killing two miners and trapping about 16 others, emergency response officials said. More than two dozen workers were in the vicinity when the accident occurred about 11:15 a.m.

2008-06-15 12:00:22

Coal extraction at the Zasyadko mine in Donetsk was banned on 14 June due to serious labour safety violations which threatened miners' lives, the private Ukrayina TV channel reported on 14 June, quoting the state committee of Ukraine for industrial safety, labour protection and mine supervision.


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