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New Zealand mourns death of 29 coal miners Reuters

Nov 25, 2010  New Zealand mourns death of 29 coal miners. By Gyles Beckford. 4 Min Read. GREYMOUTH, New Zealand (Reuters) - Flags flew at half mast and church bells tolled across New Zealand on Thursday to ...

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New Zealand mourns 29 perished coal miners Reuters

Nov 24, 2010  New Zealand mourns 29 perished coal miners. GREYMOUTH, New Zealand (Reuters) - A pall of gloom hung over this small New Zealand town on Thursday as the government promised an independent inquiry ...

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Miners' deaths a national tragedy, New Zealand prime ...

Nov 24, 2010  "New Zealand is a small country -- a country where we are our brother's keeper. So to lose this many brothers at once strikes an agonizing blow." New Zealand mourns miners' deaths

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New Zealand mourns 29 perished coal miners Reuters

Nov 24, 2010  The Pike River mine, on the sparsely populated west coast of the South Island, is close to the site of New Zealand’s worst mining disaster, where 65 miners were killed by gas in the Brunner coal ...

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New Zealand mourns lost miners from Pike River mine in ...

Dec 02, 2010  New Zealand mourns lost miners from Pike River mine in Greymouth NEW Zealanders have paused to remember the 29 men killed in the Pike River mine disaster. AP December 2,

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UPDATE 1-New Zealand mourns death of 29 coal miners

By Gyles Beckford GREYMOUTH, New Zealand, Nov 25 (Reuters) - Flags flew at half mast and church bells tolled across New Zealand on Thursday to mourn the country's worst mining disaster

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All 29 miners in New Zealand believed dead after second ...

Nov 24, 2010  A huge explosion tore through a coal mine in New Zealand today, extinguishing any hope of survival for 29 miners trapped underground for five days after an earlier blast. "Unfortunately I

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Miners' deaths a national tragedy, New Zealand prime ...

Nov 24, 2010  "New Zealand is a small country -- a country where we are our brother's keeper. So to lose this many brothers at once strikes an agonizing blow." New Zealand mourns miners' deaths

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New Zealand mourns lost miners from Pike River mine in ...

Dec 02, 2010  New Zealand mourns lost miners from Pike River mine in Greymouth NEW Zealanders have paused to remember the 29 men killed in the Pike River mine disaster. AP December 2,

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New Zealand mourns 29 perished coal miners - Stabroek News

Nov 25, 2010  New Zealand mourns 29 perished coal miners. By Stabroek News. November 25, 2010. GREYMOUTH, New Zealand, (Reuters) ...

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Pike River Mine disaster - Wikipedia

The Pike River Mine disaster was a coal mining accident that began on 19 November 2010 in the Pike River Mine, 46 km (29 mi) northeast of Greymouth, in the West Coast region of New Zealand's South Island following a methane explosion at approximately 3:44 pm (NZDT, UTC+13.The accident resulted in the deaths of 29 miners whose remains have never been recovered.

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Brunner Mine disaster - Wikipedia

The Brunner Mine disaster happened at 9:30am on Thursday 26 March 1896, when an explosion deep in the Brunner Mine, in the West Coast region of New Zealand's South island, killed all 65 miners below ground.The Brunner Mine disaster is the worst mining disaster in New Zealand’s history.. It is most likely that the explosion was caused by firedamp, a common hazard in coal mines when a pocket ...

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New Zealand coal miners believed to be dead CBC News

A massive second explosion deep inside a New Zealand coal mine has erased hopes of rescuing 29 miners caught underground by a similar blast five days ago.

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The Himalayan Times - Nepal's No.1 English Daily Newspaper ...

104 new Covid-19 cases registered on Sunday; nationwide tally hits 272, 718 Nepal on Sunday reported 104 new cases of coronavirus infection from across the country. With this, the nationwide ...

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New Zealanders stop to join memorial for Pike River miners ...

New Zealand, South African, Australian and British flags fly at Parliament on memorial day for the miners who died in the Pike River mine disaster. 12 of 38 IAIN MCGREGOR/The Press. Nuns arrive ...

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Tribute to dead coal miner Scoop News

September 8, 2006. Media Release. Tribute to dead coal miner. The union that represents miners is mourning the death of a worker at the Roa underground mine at Blackball, on the West Coast.

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Mining in New Zealand - Wikipedia

Coal mining produced almost 4 million tonnes of coal in 2014, of which 44% was exported. In 2016 it was down to 2,834,956 tonnes. New Zealand coal reserves are in excess of 15 billion tonnes, mainly in Waikato, Taranaki, West Coast, Otago and Southland. Over 80% of the reserves are in Southland lignite deposits worth $100 billion. Coal is produced from four underground and 21 opencast mines.

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New Zealand Pike River death mine ‘was like mining from ...

Jun 19, 2011  The Australian reports a mining safety specialist who quit New Zealand's fatal Pike River coal mine over concerns it was too dangerous will present crucial expert testimony to

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New Zealand 'a nation in mourning' SBS News

New Zealand 'a nation in mourning' The Prime Minister of New Zealand, John Key, has described the likely death of 23 miners as a national tragedy. Updated Updated 24/02/2015

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Pike river mine disaster: 10 years on, families mark ...

Nov 19, 2020  White crosses on the access road to the Pike river mine in Greymouth, New Zealand, where 29 miners were killed in an explosion 10 years ago. Photograph: Phil Walter/Getty Images

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Foreman was supposed to keep Kentucky coal miners safe. He ...

Jan. 20—A foreman who was supposed to help keep workers safe at a Kentucky coal mine has admitted violating a federal safety standard. Steve Demoss, who was safety director at an Armstrong Coal ...

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Pike river mine disaster: 10 years on, families mark ...

Nov 19, 2020  White crosses on the access road to the Pike river mine in Greymouth, New Zealand, where 29 miners were killed in an explosion 10 years ago. Photograph: Phil Walter/Getty Images

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New Zealand mourns 29 perished coal miners - Stabroek News

Nov 25, 2010  New Zealand mourns 29 perished coal miners. By Stabroek News. November 25, 2010. GREYMOUTH, New Zealand, (Reuters) ...

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New Zealand coal miners believed to be dead CBC News

A massive second explosion deep inside a New Zealand coal mine has erased hopes of rescuing 29 miners caught underground by a similar blast five days ago.

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Brunner Mine disaster - Wikipedia

The Brunner Mine disaster happened at 9:30am on Thursday 26 March 1896, when an explosion deep in the Brunner Mine, in the West Coast region of New Zealand's South island, killed all 65 miners below ground.The Brunner Mine disaster is the worst mining disaster in New Zealand’s history.. It is most likely that the explosion was caused by firedamp, a common hazard in coal mines when a pocket ...

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New Zealand 'a nation in mourning' SBS News

New Zealand 'a nation in mourning' The Prime Minister of New Zealand, John Key, has described the likely death of 23 miners as a national tragedy. Updated Updated 24/02/2015

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New Zealand Pike River death mine ‘was like mining from ...

Jun 19, 2011  The Australian reports a mining safety specialist who quit New Zealand's fatal Pike River coal mine over concerns it was too dangerous will present crucial expert testimony to

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Nature Brutalized Mourns Loss Lost Life Forest Poem by ...

Nov 23, 2020  New Zealand. Dashboard ... England the great forests which covered all of Europe had already been cut down with saw with axe with sweat an age of coal coal mining mighty steam was ... in World War 1 lasting only from 1914 to 1918 a line of blood mud sliced diced a mere red ribbon of puppet dancing death land complete with shelled barbed ...

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Man dies after wall collapses at central Queensland coal mine

Work is suspended at a central Queensland coal mine after a man died when a wall collapsed and trapped him inside the digger he was using. The incident is the third fatal accident in six months.

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Foreman was supposed to keep Kentucky coal miners safe. He ...

Jan. 20—A foreman who was supposed to help keep workers safe at a Kentucky coal mine has admitted violating a federal safety standard. Steve Demoss, who was safety director at an Armstrong Coal ...

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Major mining disasters in Britain - BBC News

Sep 18, 2011  The death of four miners in a Swansea Valley mine is the latest tragedy in a once notoriously dangerous industry. Almost a century ago the worst mining disaster in

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New Zealand traumatised by Pike River mine disaster - BBC News

Nov 24, 2010  New Zealand's worst mining disaster was in 1896, when a gas explosion at the Brunner mine, also near Greymouth, left 65 miners dead. It accessed the same coal seam as the Pike River mine. More on ...

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Mining accidents – Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand

The Brunner tragedy was the largest death toll from an industrial accident in New Zealand. Ralph’s mine, Huntly, 12 September 1914: 43 miners were killed when a miner’s naked light ignited firedamp. Dobson mine, 3 December 1926: an explosion killed 9 men. Glen Afton mine, Huntly, 24 September 1939: 11 men were asphyxiated by carbon monoxide.

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Kaitangata Mine disaster - Wikipedia

Coal was discovered in the area around near Kaitangata in the late 1840s and William Aitchinson began extracting coal near Kaitangata in 1862. In 1871 he leased his mine to John Thompson of Balclutha. In September 1872 Thompson and Aitchenson reached agreement to raise capital to expand their mining operation by way of a new company, the Kaitangata Coal Mining Company.

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New Zealand mourns after deadly volcano eruption

Dec 12, 2019  An aerial view of Whakaari, also known as White Island, in New Zealand, December 12, 2019. Police are planning a mission to the volcanic island on Friday to

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