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21 workers killed in gas blast at Chinese mine

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An official says a gas explosion at a coal mine in western China has killed 21 workers.

Posted: December 14th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

China pledges to close 2,000 mines by end of 2015

In this Nov. 13, 2011 file photo, rescue workers prepare to search for seven miners missing after an accident at a coal mine in Jingtai county in northwest China's Gansu province.  AP Photo

China has pledged to shut down at least 2,000 small coal mines by the end of 2015 as it tries to improve safety standards in its deadly industry.

Posted: October 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

After disaster, Semirara life redefined

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A PRIEST blesses the buried heavy equipment at the landslide area where five missing workers have yet to be found at  Panian coal mine pit of  Semirara Mining Corp. RAFFY LERMA

Miner Adrian Cilmar is in a dilemma: Will he go back to work or not? Cilmar was still contemplating after surviving the massive collapse of a wall portion in the open mine pit that killed five of his coworkers at Semirara Mining Corp. (SMC) on Semirara Island in Antique. Five others remained missing.

Posted: February 22nd, 2013 in Featured Columns,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Rescue efforts continue for five missing miners in Semirara landslide

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Rescue operations continued Friday for five more miners who remained buried following a landslide at the Semirara coal mine in Antique on Wednesday, police said.

Posted: February 15th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Man falls to death in Argao coal mine

A COAL miner fell to his death in a mine shaft in barangay Balaas, Argao town, south Cebu.

Posted: June 8th, 2012 in CDN - Metro,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

China coal mine blast kills 29—state media

A gas explosion at a coal mine in central China has killed 29 miners, state media said Sunday, the latest in a series of deadly accidents to hit the country’s mining industry.

Posted: October 30th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

China coal mine blast kills 28—Xinhua

A gas explosion at a coal mine in central China has killed 28 miners, the official Xinhua news agency reported Sunday, the latest in a series of accidents to hit the country’s mining industry.

Posted: October 30th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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