The number of workers injured at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant this fiscal year, which ends March 31, far exceeded the 2013 figure by November, Tokyo Electric Power Co. officials said.

PESHAWAR - At least 12 labourers died after a marble mine collapsed in Ziarat area of Mohmand Agency.

SHENYANG - A coal mine fire killed 24 workers and injured 52 others in Northeast China's Liaoning province early Wednesday, the state-owned Liaoning Fuxin Coal Corporation told Xinhua.

KUALA LUMPUR -- Five Chinese workers were injured Saturday in a coal mine explosion in eastern Malaysia, Chinese consulate in Kuching told Xinhua on Sunday.

Nine people have been confirmed dead in a coal mine cave-in in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region on Monday, a local mining company said on Thursday.

Two people died on the spot while 28 others were injured after a mine caved in on Wednesday in Rwinkwavu mines, Kayonza District.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Circuit Bench at High Court of Meghalaya, Shillong) in the matter of Impulse NGO Network & Others Vs. State of Meghalaya & Others dated 10/10/2014 regarding illegal, unauthorised and unscientific mining in the entire State of Meghalaya for a considerable time. The Tribunal noted that Meghalaya possesses rich deposits of high calorific value coal, and its mining was being carried on by traditional non-scientific method commonly known as "rat-hole mining".

WARSAW, Poland (AP) Polish officials are searching for a miner who has been missing underground following a methane explosion.

CHANGSHA - Five people were confirmed dead and one was seriously injured in a fire that broke out at a barium nitrate plant in Central China's Hunan province early on Tuesday, local authorities sai

Four people died in a coal mine explosion in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, said local authorities on Tuesday.

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