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CBC News   05 August 2019   British Columbia   Quesnel Lake  
<p>People are swimming and fishing in Quesnel Lake five years after the largest environmental mining disaster in Canadian history, but residents of Likely, B.C., are still struggling with unresolved emotions about what happened and who will be held accountable ...
The Straits Times   29 October 2018   China  
<p>BEIJING (AFP) - Nineteen miners have been confirmed dead in east China following a mining accident earlier this month that trapped 22 people, state media reported on Monday (Oct 29).<br />The tunnel where the miners were working was blocked at both ends ...
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MINING.com   18 October 2017   USA   Utah  
<p>Rio Tinto (ASX, LON:RIO), the second largest mining company, declared force majeure last Friday on shipments of refined copper from its Kennecott unit in the U.S. following the death of a worker earlier in the week.</p> <p>Albert Lozano died on October ...
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NBC NEWS   07 June 2016   USA   Mississippi  
<p>Rescue crews on Monday continued trying to reach two miners buried since Friday in the collapse of a gravel pit in Mississippi.</p> <p>In an update Monday afternoon on what it's now calling a recovery effort, the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration ...
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aa.com   06 May 2016   Myanmar   Hpakant Township  
<p>At least 14 people have been confirmed dead and dozens are feared missing after a landslide at a jade mine in Myanmar&rsquo;s restive Kachin State.</p> <p>A local police officer told Anadolu Agency on Friday that the accident occurred when a 300 foot cliff ...
The Telegraph   05 February 2016   South Africa   Barberton  
<p>Nearly 80 rescued miners were brought to the surface on Friday, police said, after about 115 were trapped underground following a collapse at a gold mine in northeastern South Africa earlier in the day.</p>
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