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Hopes fade in search for survivors of Tibet landslide
Hopes fade in search for survivors of Tibet landslide

Hopes were fading Sunday that Chinese search and rescue teams would find survivors, two days after a huge landslide crashed down a Tibetan mountain and buried more than 80 mine workers.

Hopes fade in search for survivors of Tibet landslide
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China mine blast kills 28: state media

A gas blast in a northeast China coal mine killed 28 people, authorities said Saturday, according to state media, the latest incident to damage the industry's notoriously poor safety record.

China mine blast kills 28: state media
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Australian mine workers sacked over Harlem Shake video

Workers at an underground gold mine in Western Australia have been sacked for performing the Harlem Shake dance while on the job.

Australian mine workers sacked over Harlem Shake video
Myanmar apologises to monks over mine protest injuries
Myanmar apologises to monks over mine protest injuries

Myanmar's government has apologised to senior Buddhist clerics over injuries sustained in a violent police crackdown on a rally at a Chinese-backed copper mine.

Myanmar apologises to monks over mine protest injuries
Radium Mine' by Group of Seven artist A.Y. Jackson. Photo courtesy of ca.news.yahoo.com
Painting tied to Manhattan Project to be auctioned

A 74-year-old painting depicting the Canadian mine that produced uranium for the world's first atomic bomb will go under the hammer in Toronto on November 22, set to fetch up to Can$300,000.

Painting tied to Manhattan Project to be auctioned
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Arcelor Mittal Temirtau miners rescued from collapsed pit

Four miners left under debris of the collapsed roof in the pit in Karaganda oblast were rescued after seven hours.

Arcelor Mittal Temirtau miners rescued from collapsed pit
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Arcelor Mittal Temirtau mine cave in blocks four in Karaganda oblast

Coal mine roof collapsed 18 meters inwards from the mine face leaving 4 people under the debris.

Arcelor Mittal Temirtau mine cave in blocks four in Karaganda oblast
S.Africa Lonmin miners end strike, accept pay raise
S.Africa Lonmin miners end strike, accept pay raise

Lonmin platinum mine workers in South Africa on Tuesday ended their strike in return for pay rises of up to 22 percent, after a nearly six-week standoff that claimed 45 lives.

S.Africa Lonmin miners end strike, accept pay raise
Platinum firm makes offer to striking S African miners
Platinum firm makes offer to striking S African miners

Lonmin, the world's number three platinum producer, announced a new offer to striking miners at its South African operations following a fresh round of talks late Thursday.

Platinum firm makes offer to striking S African miners
S. African union tries to rein in mine unrest
S. African union tries to rein in mine unrest

South Africa's powerful mineworkers union is trying to rein in unrest in the vital mining sector which has turned into a battleground for rival political and labour factions.

S. African union tries to rein in mine unrest
South Africa miners to be freed
South Africa miners to be freed

South African courts are due Monday to start releasing 270 miners arrested over the deaths of fellow workers shot by police, after the murder charges against them were provisionally dropped.

South Africa miners to be freed
Death toll in China mine blast rises to 37
Death toll in China mine blast rises to 37

The death toll from a gas explosion at a coal mine in China has risen to 37, with another 10 people trapped, authorities said Friday, in one of the country's worst mining accidents of the last year.

Death toll in China mine blast rises to 37
Lonmin hopeful more workers will return to S. Africa mines
Lonmin hopeful more workers will return to S. Africa mines

After a promising weekend turnout of workers at its South African platinum mines, Lonmin expressed hopes more will clock in on Monday as talks resume after violence that claimed 44 lives.

Lonmin hopeful more workers will return to S. Africa mines
BHP offloads Australian uranium project to Cameco
BHP offloads Australian uranium project to Cameco

BHP Billiton on Monday said it was selling one of Australia's largest underdeveloped uranium mines to Cameco for US$430 million, just days after delaying its Olympic Dam copper and uranium project.

BHP offloads Australian uranium project to Cameco
S.Africa platinum mine reopens after deadly clashes: Lonmin
S.Africa platinum mine reopens after deadly clashes: Lonmin

Embattled platinum giant Lonmin resumed operations Monday at the South African mine where 44 people were killed in a wildcat strike, and gave workers another day to come back to the job.

S.Africa platinum mine reopens after deadly clashes: Lonmin
S.African police in deadly clash with striking miners
S.African police in deadly clash with striking miners

An illegal strike at a South African platinum mine run by leading global producer Lonmin claimed more lives Thursday as police clashed with miners armed with machetes in the most violent day of the weeklong standoff.

S.African police in deadly clash with striking miners
Rescuers and excavators look for missing victims after a landslide. © REUTERS/CDIC
China mudslides kill at least 16: Xinhua

Mudslides that buried an iron ore mine in northwestern China have killed at least 16 people, with another 12 still missing a day after the disaster.

China mudslides kill at least 16: Xinhua
Olympics: London boasts most expensive medals
Olympics: London boasts most expensive medals

The eight tons of gold, silver and copper unearthed from mines in Mongolia and Utah and now under guard at the Tower of London is the largest ever haul used to make Olympic medals.

Olympics: London boasts most expensive medals
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ArcelorMittal Temirtau coalmen got 10-percent pay raise

The agreement with Korgau trade union was signed on June 19, 2012.

ArcelorMittal Temirtau coalmen got 10-percent pay raise
Industrial action at Kazakhmys mines is over
Industrial action at Kazakhmys mines is over

In case production targets are met the miners will be paid a salary of $2700 and up: Chairman of the Board Eduard Ogai.

Industrial action at Kazakhmys mines is over