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  1. News - China

    17 coal miners reported trapped underground following blast in Xinjiang region

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 07:56pm by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... Associated Press in Beijing Rescuers work to free 17 from Xinjiang coal mine following gas explosion after three other workers are saved Rescuers on Sunday worked to free 17 miners trapped following a gas explosion at a coal mine in western China, the country’s official news agency reported. The blast at the mine in Fukang City, 120 kilometres from Urumqi, the capital of the sprawling ...

  2. News - China - ACCIDENTS

    17 miners die after being trapped underground in Xinjiang gas explosion

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 03:12pm by AP

    ... gas explosion in northwestern China, an official news agency reported today. The miners were trapped after an explosion at the mine on Saturday, 120 kilometres from Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang, Xinhua News Agency said. The blast at the mine in Fukang City happened at 8.43pm on Saturday evening. But Xinhua said today the 17 workers had died and the cause of the incident was under ...

  3. Business - China Business - ACQUISITIONS

    Zhaojin Mining hunts for overseas bargains as valuations fall 30pc

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 06:25am by Eric Ng

    ... of the nation's largest gold miners Shandong Zhaojin Group, was interested in domestic projects with at least 20 tonnes of reserves and overseas ones with over 50 tonnes. For underground mines, it would ... Eric Ng in Tianjin eric.mpng@scmp.com With valuations of overseas mines down by up to 70 per cent from their peaks, the mainland company is in talks with potential targets Zhaojin in hunt ...

  4. News - World - CLIMATE CHANGE

    Carbon buried deep underground poses global warming threat: study

    Posted May 26th 2014, 10:15pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Buried carbon poses climate threat Stocks of organic carbon buried deep underground could pose a global warming threat if disturbed by erosion, farming, deforestation, mining or road-building, a study warned. Scientists from the United States and Germany discovered one such reserve in Nebraska, up to 6.5 metres under the surface, composed mainly of vast ...

  5. Gas blast blamed on management

    Posted Feb 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... regards the requirements listed in work safety manuals as redundant. And that often happens because underground mining is extremely labour-intensive,' he said. ... Stephen Chen The deadly methane gas blast at the Tunlan Coal Mine in Gujiao, Shanxi province, on Sunday was the result of management loopholes, a State Council-commissioned investigation ...

  6. Dozens of coal miners die in three underground explosions

    Posted Mar 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok At least 37 miners have been killed in three separate coal mine blasts on the mainland, state media and the government said yesterday. Seventeen workers were killed and five remained unaccounted for yesterday after an early-morning gas explosion at a mine in Inner Mongolia, the State Administration of Work Safety announced on its website. Twelve miners were rescued ...

  7. News - China

    China coal mine fire kills 11 workers

    Posted Mar 01st 2013, 10:46am by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... Associated Press in Beijing A fire at a coal mine in northern China has killed 11 workers. Two others are missing. The official Xinhua News Agency reported on Friday that the workers at the coal mine in Zhangjiakou city died from carbon monoxide poisoning when an air compressor caught fire underground. There were 13 miners underground when the fire started. China’s mines ...

  8. Race to save 42 trapped underground in two pits

    Posted Jul 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Priscilla Jiao priscilla.jiao@scmp.com Rescuers were facing an uphill battle yesterday in already bleak rescue efforts to save 42 people trapped underground in two separate coal mine disasters, one of which had already killed at least three people. High water impeded efforts at Niupeng Mine in Pingtang county, Guizhou, where 23 miners were trapped, while volatile gas posed ...

  9. Miners saved after eight days underground

    Posted Jul 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Staff Reporter Two miners were rescued yesterday eight days after they were trapped by the collapse of a mine in the southern Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, state-run news agency Xinhua reported, quoting rescuers. Eight miners were killed and 12 still missing after the coal mine collapsed on July 2 following several days of heavy rain. Forty-nine of the 71 miners underground ...

  10. Walking Through the Path of Culture and Arts

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 04:58pm

    ... is more at ease meeting the mysterious messenger face to face in the museum after the “painful” stay underground in the mine, as well as the undesirable flight.  These are actually his learning ... Contributor After experiencing the darkness and threat of death in the Wyoming mine, we are now travelling to Shanghai – the next stop in Stephen’s journey.  Rather than landing in a raw ...




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