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Trapped Miners Rescued After Almost 60 Hours Underground

AP | Posted 06.07.2013 | World

BEIJING — Three miners in China have been rescued after spending two and a half days trapped underground because of flooding in a coal mine that...

21 Killed In China Coal Mine Accident

AP | Posted 03.13.2013 | World

BEIJING -- China says 21 coal miners have been killed and four more are missing following an accident inside a mine in the southern province of Guizho...

Massive Coal Mine Blast Kills At Least 10 In China

AP | Posted 03.24.2013 | World

BEIJING (AP) — State media say the death toll from a coal mine explosion in southwestern China has risen to 10, with three workers still missing. ...

16 Chinese Miners Trapped In Flooded Shaft

AP | Posted 09.04.2012 | World

BEIJING -- Sixteen coal miners in southern China have been trapped in their flooded shaft for more than 24 hours. The official China News Service say...

Mining Boss Smears Coal On Face, Pretends To Have Been In Exploded Mine

AP | Posted 01.14.2012 | World

BEIJING — Chinese police detained a mine boss who smeared coal on his face to pretend he had been in the shaft where 34 miners died and nine are...

Second Deadly Mining Accident In A Week Kills At Least 20 In China

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

BEIJING -- Hundreds of rescuers took turns descending into an illegally operated coal mine Thursday to search for 23 Chinese miners trapped by a gas l...

7 Rescued From Chinese Mine, 50 Still Trapped

AP | SCOTT McDONALD | Posted 01.04.2012 | World

BEIJING — Rescuers pulled 44 more miners to the surface Saturday, more than 36 hours after they were trapped following a cave-in at a coal mine ...

China To Cut Crucial Rare Earths Export Quotas

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BEIJING — China said it is reducing the amount of rare earths it will export for the first half of the year by more than 10 percent – like...

China Coal Mine Explosion Kills 20, Traps More Than 30

AP | KEN TEH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

YUZHOU, China — Dozens of anxious relatives and friends of 11 miners trapped underground by an explosion in central China gathered outside the s...

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...