MINING WORKERS

  • Tibet: No survivor yet found after landslide March 30, 2013

    Beijing: Chinese authorities on Saturday said no signs of life have been detected nearly 30 hours after a massive landslide buried 83 mine workers in Tibet despite a major search and rescue operation. "Rescuers have not yet found survivors or bodies... The miners' survival chances were slim due to the...
  • Bellary: lakhs jobless after SC ban on mining August 12, 2011

    New Delhi: The mining operations in Karnataka's Bellary district have stopped after a Supreme Court order but nearly 17 lakh workers have been left jobless as a result. They say their cultivable land has become infertile and jobless farmers are dependent on a pittance. Mountains being blasted, iron ore furiously dug...