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Chinese Coal Mine Caves In, Killing 9

Chinese coal mine caves in, killing 9 workers BEIJING (AP) — The partial collapse of a coal mine in northern China has left nine people dead, state media reported Wednesday, reflecting the stubborn persistence of safety problems despite years-long efforts…

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China: 6 Killed in Coal Mine Blast

Six miners trapped in a coal mine after a blast in south-west China's Yunnan province were confirmed dead on Wednesday. The explosion in Shaba Coal Mine occurred Wednesday morning in Yanjin County, local officials said, according to the official Xinhua…

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Brazil wants US$43.5bn for Samarco Spill

Brazil wants US$43.5bn for Samarco spill BRAZILIAN prosecutors have launched a civil action against Samarco and its owners Vale and BHP Billiton, seeking R$155bn (US$43.5bn) to repair damage caused by the collapse of two tailings dams in 2015. The iron…

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Russia Mine Blasts Kill 36 People

Russia mine blasts kill 36 people Fourth powerful explosion hits mine, fire continues A SERIES of explosions at the Severnaya coal mine in Vorkuta, northern Russia, has killed 36 people, both miners and rescuers, with a fourth explosion happening late…

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