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17 Miners Trapped After Explosion In Nation With World's Deadliest Mines

AP | Posted 09.04.2014 | World

BEIJING (AP) — Rescuers on Sunday worked to free 17 miners trapped following a gas explosion at a coal mine in western China, the country's official...

Coal Mine Explosion Kills Dozens In China

AP | Posted 12.14.2013 | World

BEIJING (AP) — A gas explosion at a coal mine in western China has killed 21 workers, an official said Saturday. The miners were earlier reported t...

40 Trapped In Collapsed Coal Mine

AP | Posted 09.25.2012 | World

BEIJING — Fifty-three rescuers have been freed after becoming trapped while trying to save five coal miners stuck underground when a tunnel coll...

China Mine Explosion Kills 29, Authorities Say

AP | Posted 12.29.2011 | World

BEIJING — A gas explosion at a coal mine in central China has killed 29 workers, Chinese authorities said Sunday. Six other miners survived Sat...

Coal Mine Blast In China Kills At Least 17

AP | Posted 12.05.2011 | World

BEIJING -- The death toll from a coal mine explosion in southwestern China has risen to 17. The official Xinhua News Agency says 28 miners were in th...

40 Chinese Coal Miners Trapped After Floods, Cave-In

AP | Posted 09.01.2011 | World

BEIJING (AP) — A buildup of volatile gas hampered rescue efforts in one Chinese coal mine and high levels of water slowed them in another as emergen...

Why Is Chile Better Than China?

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Saad Khan

How is it that China, the world's second largest economy, is unable to rescue its miners and lose thousands of people each year in those accidents?

A Team of Rivals: The United States and China on Energy

Armond Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Armond Cohen

When it comes to green energy technology development, the United States and China are not just rivals; they are also natural allies and partners, with complementary strengths.

China Coal Mine Gas Blast Kills At Least 74

AP | GREG BAKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

GUJIAO, China _ Rescuers ended efforts Monday to find more survivors at a northern China coal mine where at least 74 people were killed the day before...