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Discovery Channel to air 10-part series on coal


September 8th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) At a time when coal is dominating the political discourse in India, a 10-part Discovery Channel television series titled "Coal" premieres Sunday.A Discovery Networks Asia ... Read more...

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SC lifts ban on 18 iron ore mines in Karnataka (Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday lifted the ban on iron ore mining in 18 category A mines in Karnataka's Bellary, Chitradurg and Timkur districts.Category A mines ... Read more...

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Government forces, rebels clash in Myanmar’s jade mining area


August 31st, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 31 (IANS) Myanmar government forces and Kachin Independence Army (KIA) rebels have exchanged fire in Pha-Kant jade mining area in the country's northernmost Kachin state over the past ... Read more...

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China mine explosion toll climbs to 19


August 30th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 30 (IANS) The toll in a gas explosion that occurred in a coal mine in southwest China's Sichuan province has climbed to 19, rescuers said Thursday. A total ... Read more...

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Italian miner slits wrist during press conference


August 30th, 2012 - 9:12 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 30 (IANS/AKI) An Italian miner, who along with other workers occupied a coal mine on the island of Sardinia, slit his wrist during a press conference Wednesday to ... Read more...

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Jharkhand mine floods, one killed (Lead)


August 28th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 28 (IANS) At least two mine officials, including a manager, were trapped in a coal mine in Jharkhand's Bokaro district Tuesday after water from a nearby mine gushed ... Read more...

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Miners trapped in Jharkhand


August 28th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 28 (IANS) An unspecified number of miners were trapped in a coal mine in Jharkhand's Bokaro district Tuesday after water from a nearby mine gushed in, officials said.Over ... Read more...

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Four dead in China mine gas blast


August 28th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 27 (IANS) At least four miners were killed and five injured in China Monday following a coal mine gas blast, Xinhua reported.The blast occurred at around 11.30 a.m. ... Read more...

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Vedanta refinery cuts output on bauxite shortage


August 25th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 25 (IANS) Vedanta Aluminium Limited (VAL) has cut down production by about 50 percent at its refinery in Odisha due to scarcity of bauxite, a top official said ... Read more...

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Illegal Karnataka mining: SC tells panel to focus on convictions


August 23rd, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday asked its central empowered committee (CEC) on environment matters to focus on a limited issue in the illegal mining cases in ... Read more...

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32 Mexico coal mines shuttered for safety reasons


August 11th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 11 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's government said 32 small coal mines in the northern state of Coahuila have been closed due to safety concerns, a move taken after 13 ... Read more...

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Mudslide at iron mine in northwest China kills 7, buries 21


August 1st, 2012 - 1:37 am ICT by BNO News
ARALTOBE, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- A mudslide buried the site of an iron mine in northwestern China on early Tuesday morning, killing at least seven people and leaving 21 others missing, local ... Read more...

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200 trapped ECL miners in Bengal rescued


July 31st, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 31 (IANS) Around 200 miners of the Eastern Coalfields Ltd (ECL), trapped in West Bengal's Burdwan district after the power grid failure, have been rescued, police said Tuesday."Around ... Read more...

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53 rescuers pulled out of southwest China mine, 5 workers trapped


July 29th, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by BNO News
PU'AN, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- Fifty-three rescuers were pulled out after being trapped in a mine where five miners remain missing in southwestern China, local authorities said Friday.The group of fifty-three rescuers ... Read more...

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Mines safety agency to help rescue Meghalaya miners


July 14th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 14 (IANS) A team from the Directorate General of Mines Safety (DGMS) will now oversee the operation to rescue 15 miners trapped in a flooded coal pit in ... Read more...

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One killed, nine injured in bomb blast in Meghalaya


July 12th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 12 (IANS) One person has been killed and nine others injured in Meghalaya in a bomb explosion inside their makeshift camp, police said.The blast occurred around 2 a.m. ... Read more...

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15 miners trapped in coal pit in Meghalaya


July 11th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 11 (IANS) Two teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) are in Meghalaya to rescue 15 miners trapped in a coal pit in South Garo Hills since ... Read more...

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16 trapped in China coal mine


July 6th, 2012 - 4:36 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 6 (IANS) Sixteen miners in China remained trapped in a flooded coal mine Thursday night, authorities said.The accident took place at 6 p.m. Wednesday when they were working ... Read more...

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Nine jailed in China for mine flood that killed 38


June 18th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 18 (IANS) Nine people have been sentenced to varied terms in jail for a deadly flood in a Chinese coal mine that killed 38 people two years ago.A ... Read more...

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Three die in Jharkhand mine collapse


May 26th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 26 (IANS) Three women miners, involved in illegal mining, died after an abandoned mine caved-in in Jharkhand's Dhanbad district Saturday, police said.According to police sources, seven to eight ... Read more...

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Trapped miner found alive after 17 days


May 19th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 19 (IANS) In a miraculous escape, a miner has been found alive 17 days after being trapped underground following a coal mine flood in China's Heilongjiang province, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Australian mining giant squirms at India’s slow growth


May 18th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 18 (IANS) The unexpected slowdown in the Indian economy is creating ripples in Australia as a mining giant has expressed concern over the slackening iron ore demand from ... Read more...

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Terror grips NMDC miners a day after Maoist attack


May 15th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 14 (IANS) Dozens of miners at the public sector National Mining Development Corp (NMDC) Ltd. in Chhattisgarh skipped work Monday as more explosives were found at the mining ... Read more...

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Maoists kill six CISF troopers, driver in Chhattisgarh (Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 13 (IANS) The Maoists Sunday night carried out a deadly attack on a patrol party of paramilitary Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district in which ... Read more...

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Two officials sacked after mine flood in China


May 3rd, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 3 (IANS) Two officials in China have been sacked following flooding in a coal mine that left nine people dead, the authorities said Thursday.The two officials who are ... Read more...

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11 trapped in China coal mine


April 27th, 2012 - 3:13 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 27 (IANS) Eleven miners remained trapped Thursday in a flooded coal mine in southwest China, authorities said.The flooding occurred around 10.30 a.m. in Xinsheng coal mine in Guizhou ... Read more...

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Nine dead in China coal mine accident


April 24th, 2012 - 5:49 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 24 (IANS) Nine miners died in a blast early Monday at a coal mine in China's Inner Mongolia region, officials said.The explosion took place around 3.20 a.m. in ... Read more...

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Five die in Brazil when elevator crashes


April 22nd, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 22 (IANS/EFE) Five miners died in a elevator accident at an emerald mine in northeastern Brazil, officials said.The elevator the workers were riding in crashed into ... Read more...

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China: 11 workers confirmed dead in Changzhi mine accident


April 17th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by BNO News
TAIYUAN, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- Eleven workers were found dead on Monday after a coal mine was flooded in northern China late last week, the government confirmed on Tuesday. There were no ... Read more...

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Apex court approves reclamation of Karnataka mines (Lead)


April 14th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday gave its nod to its central empowered committee's plan for the reclamation and rehabilitation of the iron ore mines in Bellary, ... Read more...

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Nine Peru miners rescued


April 12th, 2012 - 3:30 am ICT by IANS
Lima, April 12 (IANS) Nine miners who were trapped underground for seven days in Peru were rescued early Wednesday, authorities said.President Ollanta Humala said "mission accomplished" as he greeted them ... Read more...

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Nine miners trapped in Peru may be rescued soon


April 11th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, April 11 (IANS) Peru's nine miners, who have been trapped underground for six days, could be freed soon, a minister said.Minister of Women and Vulnerable Population Ana Jara told ... Read more...

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Kiran Reddy seeks time from Telangana employees


March 5th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 5 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy Monday said the government was waiting for the high court's consent to implement an agreement reached with ... Read more...

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Six killed in China mine blast


February 15th, 2012 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 15 (IANS) A total of six miners were killed in a coal mine gas explosion Tuesday in northwest China, said authorities.The six miners were underground when the explosion ... Read more...

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Two women die in Jharkhand as abandoned mine caves in


February 11th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 11 (IANS) Two women miners engaged in illegal mining were killed in Jharkhand's Bokaro district Saturday when the abandoned mine they were in collapsed in the second such ... Read more...

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