Latest Zasyadko mine disaster Stories

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.

2006-04-26 23:39:10

BEIJING (Reuters) - China plans to jail people who cover up deadly accidents for up to seven years, but some lawmakers say that is still too lenient in a country where many mine disasters go unreported, state media said on Thursday.

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