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Turkey holds 24 on suspicion of negligence after mine disaster
Turkey holds 24 on suspicion of negligence after mine disaster
Turkish police detained 24 people, including executives of the mining company Soma Holding, on Sunday as part of an investigation into the worst...
Turkey preps to end mine rescue, death toll at 301
Turkey preps to end mine rescue, death toll at 301
Rescue workers began winding up their operations on Saturday after finding the bodies of two more miners, believed to be the last remaining in the...
Harmony operations halted for safety, says Shabangu
Harmony operations halted for safety, says Shabangu
Operations at Harmony Gold's Doornkop mine will halt until the area is declared safe, mineral resources Minister Susan Shabangu said in a...
Bodies of trapped Amplats miners found
Bodies of trapped Amplats miners found
"They were found around 3.50pm," said Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) shaft leader George Tyobeka on Tuesday....
Fire rages in New Zealand coal mine
Fire rages in New Zealand coal mine
A fire continued to blaze in a New Zealand coal mine on Tuesday as relatives of the 29 men, who died in an underground explosion, were warned that...
Condolences extended to miners' families
Condolences extended to miners' families
The ANC and government on Wednesday expressed "deep sadness" over the second explosion at New Zealand's Pike River coal mine where 29 miners,...
Prime Minister calls on New Zealand to prepare for worst in mine blast
Prime Minister calls on New Zealand to prepare for worst in mine blast
New Zealand's prime minister warned the nation to prepare for the worst as there remained no viable way to reach 29 coal miners missing since...
New Zealand rescue planning for 'possible loss of life'
New Zealand rescue planning for 'possible loss of life'
Rescuers at a New Zealand mine where 29 men are missing after an explosion last week were preparing for "possible loss of life", police said on...
Hopes fade for miners in Chinese disaster
Hopes fade for miners in Chinese disaster
Dozens of anxious relatives and friends of 11 miners trapped underground by an explosion in central China gathered outside the site on Sunday while...
Rescuers fight to free trapped Chinese miners
Rescuers fight to free trapped Chinese miners
Rescuers battled dangerous levels of gas, tons of coal dust and the risk of falling rocks as they worked to free 16 miners trapped by an explosion...
Two die in Northam Platinum mine accident
Two die in Northam Platinum mine accident
Two miners died at Northam Platinum's Zondereinde mine near Thabazimbi, the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) said on Wednesday.
Russian mine search halted, death toll reaches 66
Russian mine search halted, death toll reaches 66
Russian rescue workers on Thursday stopped searching for 24 men still missing after a mine disaster that killed at least 66 because of fears of new...

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