Two women killed in mine collapse
Anupam, HT | Mar 12, 2018 22:11 IST
Bhopal: Two women died while five others were rescued when the ‘Chui’ (white clay earth) mine where they were working, caved in on Monday afternoon at a village in Tikamgarh district.
Singareni to buy radar for instant alerts of cave-ins
Ch Sushil Rao | TNN | Dec 31, 2016, 11.10 AM IST
HYDERABAD: In view of the Jharkhand mine cave-in late on Thursday night that killed 10 workers, two opencast mines in Singareni Collieries will get additional state-ofthe-art equipments, which will provide instant alerts of a possible cave-in.
After Jharkhand toll, 2016 one of deadliest years for mine workers
Written by Anil Sasi | New Delhi | Published:January 3, 2017 4:47 am
Eastern Coalfields, where the latest accident has taken place, is a subsidiary of State-owned Coal India Ltd (CIL), the world’s largest coal miner.
Thursday night’s mine collapse at Eastern Coalfields Ltd’s Lal Matia coal mine in Jharkhand rounds up one of the deadliest years for those toiling deep in the bowels of the earth. The 17 mine worker deaths reported till January 1 sharply push up the mining fatality count for this year, which stood at 65 across both coal and non-coal mines during just the first six months of this year, for which latest data is available — translating into a fatality every three days. More than a dozen workers remain trapped.
Jharkhand Mine Collapse: 9 Dead, Over 40 Trapped; NDRF Team at Site
First published: December 30, 2016, 8:32 AM IST
Lalmatia (Jharkhand): At least 9 workers are confirmed dead and over 40 of them trapped along with some machineries belonging to a private coal mining company Eastern Coalfields Limited (ECL) after a heap of mud caved-in at the entry point of Latmatia mines in Godda district of Jharkhand, a CISF official said on Friday.