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Fifteen dead in China gas explosion

Fifteen people were killed and nine others injured in a coal mine gas explosion in northern China’s Shanxi Province, local authorities said Tuesday. Investigation showed that 35 miners were...

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Eight arrested in China stope incident

A stope incident in China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region has resulted in eight people arrested. Xinhua News reported “Eight people held accountable for a deadly mining incident in...

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China increases scrutiny on mine safety

Authorities in northern China’s Shanxi Province have suspended or held back the construction of 82 coal mines in the first five months of 2019 amid enhanced safety scrutiny. The closed mines...

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China to close more than 1000 coal mines

The Chinese mining industry is expected to take a huge hit this year, with the country planning to close more than 1000 coal mines in 2016. The closures are in response to faltering demand for coal...

Workers trapped after Chinese mine collapse dead

Eleven workers trapped underground in a coal mine collapse have died, authorities in central China said yesterday. According to a statement from Yulin city’s propaganda department, the miners...

Chinese mine owner kills himself after fatal collapse

An owner of a Chinese gypsum mine has committed suicide two days after the mine collapsed, killing one worker and trapping 17. The mine owner, Ma Congbo, was assisting rescue efforts when he jumped...