Showing posts with label coal mines. Show all posts
Showing posts with label coal mines. Show all posts

Friday, February 02, 2018

About 900 miners trapped underground in S. Africa

Beatrix Mine
The South African Congress of Trade Unions (Cosatu) on Thursday said around 900 mine workers are trapped underground at the Beatrix Mine in the Northern Free State.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

China reports fewer coal mine accidents in 2017

china coal mines
China's coal production safety conditions continued to improve in 2017, with fewer accidents and deaths.

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Eight killed, five missing in Colombia coal mine blast

An explosion at an illegal coal mine in central Colombia killed at least eight people, as rescuers scrambled to find five others still missing, authorities said Saturday, updating earlier figures.

Thursday, May 04, 2017

21 killed in coal mine blast in northern Iran

At least 21 miners were killed and scores injured in a coal mine explosion in the northern Iranian province of Golestan on Wednesday, state TV reported.

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

At least two dead in Iranian coal mine explosion

At least two miners died and up to 80 others were trapped Wednesday after an explosion at a coal mine, local officials said.

Thursday, March 02, 2017

Poland "strongly critical" about EU emission rulings: development minister

Poland is strongly critical about the EU's new proposals regarding CO2 emissions as they endanger its energy, steel and mining industries, Polish Development Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 02, 2016

33 dead in SW China colliery gas explosion

Thirty-three people were confirmed dead in a colliery explosion in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality as the bodies of 15 missing miners were retrieved early Wednesday morning.

Monday, October 31, 2016

Monday, March 14, 2016

49 killed in rain-triggered accidents in Pakistan

At least 49 people were killed and 80 others injured in separate accidents caused by the current spell of torrential rains in Pakistan over the last four days, the authorities said Monday, according to Xinhua Agency.

Sunday, November 01, 2015

Oldest Romanian mine closes after 156 years

The lift rose slowly, bringing workers to the surface for the last time at Romania's Petrila mine, ending production at what was once a proud symbol of the country's coal indusry.

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Leave coal, oil in ground for climate's sake (study)

The Middle East must leave 40 percent of its oil reserves in the ground, and China, the US and Russia most of their coal if global warming is to be curbed, researchers said Jan. 7.
    
Globally, a third of oil, half of gas and over 80 percent of coal reserves must be left untouched until 2050, according to a novel breakdown of "unburnable" fossil-fuel stocks published in the journal Nature.

Friday, January 02, 2015

China builds world's largest coal mine waste gas recovering project.

The world's largest facility to turn excess methane gas from coal mines into electricity has been completed in north China's Shanxi Province.

The facility was completed by the Lu'an Group, which owns the Gaohe Coal Mine in the coal-rich province.

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