A fire broke out at a chemical plant in Eastern Saudi Arabia on Saturday at 11:40 am.

URUMQI -- Three people were killed, one injured and seven more trapped after a coal mine collapsed Sunday afternoon in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, local authorities said Mon

TWO people were killed after a waste water treatment device exploded Sunday night in a chemical plant in east China's Shandong Province, local government said Monday.

Johannesburg - South African gold-mining companies, some of which are being sued for historical incidents of lung disease, formed a working group to pay compensation to affected workers and prevent

A worker for Sinopec's Addax Petroleum was missing after an oil tank exploded in Gabon, the company said on Sunday.

Mining operations at Papua New Guinea's Ok Tedi copper mine remain suspended on Monday following the tragic death of a worker from a rock fall, just two weeks after operations recommenced.

The Geita District Administrative Secretary, Mr Gasper Kanyairita, told the ‘Daily News’ that the victims’ death came a few months after authorities warned over the safety of the pit.

Russia's technical watchdog, Rostekhnadzor, said on Tuesday it had not found any serious breaches of safety regulations at an Arctic coal mine where an accident killed 36 miners and rescue workers

The 26 miners who were trapped in a Russian coal mine above the Arctic circle have died and rescue operations have been halted after a third blast underground killed several rescue workers, emergen

Newcrest Mining suspended all mining and processing at its Gosowong operation in Indonesia after the underground section of the gold mine was damaged by a cave-in late on Monday, which trapped one