Two dozen people, including company executives, have been detained as Turkish officials investigate the mining disaster that killed 301 people, a domestic news agency reported Sunday.

Rescue teams have recovered eight more victims from a coal mine in western Turkey, raising the death toll in Turkey's worst mining disaster to 282, a government minister said Thursday.

Six workers at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project site suffered injuries when hot water spilled over them during maintenance work on Wednesday.

Oil and gas workers in North Dakota are six times more likely to die on the job than their peers in other states as inexperienced workers join the state’s oil and gas boom, according to a report by

Hundreds of tribal miners working at the green marble mines in Rishabdeo have decided not to exercise their voting rights in the upcoming general elections.

Six people were confirmed dead and one injured after a coal mine gas blast on Saturday night in southwest China's Guizhou Province, local authorities said.

The Orissa High Court on Wednesday directed the State Government to submit a status report on the health condition of the victims of Bhushan Steel plant mishap in Dhenkanal district.

Asking the Odisha government to submit a report on the fire and explosion at Bhushan Steel Limited’s (BSL) plant at Meramundali in Dhenkanal district, the Centre on Tuesday sent officials to inquir

The government plans to introduce safety rating system for chemical plants in India will minimises accidents and increase productivity, if implemented in right spirit

Chemical industry involves handling of hazardous substances, which if not handled as per prescribed guidelines can lead to disaster. While there are many regulations (pertaining to safety, environment, handling, manufacturing, etc) for the chemical industry in the country, there is no mechanism by which one can know the level of safety preparedness of the manufacturing unit.

The owner of the detergents factory responsible for emitting ammonia gas which left 72 area residents in hospital on Tuesday, has agreed to shift the facility to Kalutara.