Almost 600 desperate family members and others remained camped outside the Pasta de Conchos coal mine near San Juan de Sabinas, in the northern Mexico state of Coahuila where 65 Mexican miners were trapped by a gas explosion around 2:30 a.m. (0830 GMT) Sunday.
The international price of coal increased by 73% in 2007, which increased the value of coal production in Mexico by 15% to $459 million.A blast at an artisanal coal mine in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila, trapped 14 miners on May 3, 2011.
In Mexico, 65 miners died in February after an explosion trapped them underground. However, in Canada, 72 potash miners walked away from an underground fire and toxic smoke in January after being locked down overnight in airtight chambers with oxygen, food and water.
Mexico's labor secretary says the small, makeshift mine was a "deadly trap"Five specialists from Chile are expected to join rescuers ThursdaySearch teams are still looking for nine trapped miners
All trapped miners in Dhanbad dead Sep 8, 2006.Seven miners were killed in an explosion at a coal mine in northern Mexico, police has said. "We confirm the recovery of the bodies of the seven trapped miners," local police official Francisco artinez said in a statement to Milenio television.
2 legislators killed in Mexico plane crash.The Chilean engineers have started a new operation to enlarge the supply shaft excavated to reach the 33 miners trapped 700 meters underground.
There is no chance of survival for 65 miners trapped underground in northern Mexico for almost a week, the mine owners have said. It had been hoped some miners, most trapped at least 2km (1.25 miles) inside the mine, might have survived if air pockets were present.
Juan Rebolledo, vice president of international affairs for mine owner Grupo Mexico, said oxygen tanks were scattered throughout the site, but it was impossible to know if the trapped miners had access to any of them. According to Mexican officials, rescuers avoided using electric or...
Juan Rebolledo, vice president of international affairs for mining giant Grupo Mexico, which owns the mine, said oxygen tanks were scattered throughout the site, but it was impossible to know if the trapped miners had access to any of them.
Family members of trapped miners embrace as they wait outside of a coal mine in San Juan de Sabinas, in the Mexican state of Coahuila, May 3, 2011. Authorities in northern Mexico said a gas explosion in the coal mine has trapped 14 miners.
“At 1:35 a.m. on Sunday, the last miner from Tuesday’s accident was recovered here in Sabinas,” Lozano said inRescuers started searching for survivors in the mine outside Sabinas, Mexico’s coal production center, on Tuesday, when a blast injured one worker and trapped 14 of his colleagues inside.
Map of Cananea Mexico North Mexico: Authorities in Mexico have issued a binational alert over contamination from a copper mine that spilled into a waterway that flows into Arizona.'No hope of life' for trapped miners Map of Sabinas Mexico North Mexico: Labor secretary Javier Lozano: There is 'no...
Three of the trapped miners are from Mexico, the state of Sinaloa. Agriculture is the primary source of income in the rural village of Zapotillo. But these days the town is relying more and more on money sent back by local men recruited to work the mines in Utah.
Categories: 2006 disasters > Coal mining disasters in Mexico > Coahuila > 2006 in Mexico > Political scandals in Mexico.Notes and references. ^ Gas Blast Traps 65 Mexican Miners, Los Angeles Times, February 19, 2006.
Little hope remained that nine miners survived a blast at a coal mine in northern Mexico early Tuesday. Anxious relatives were demanding information, as others grieved at a funeral for one of the five already found dead.China mine explosion traps 50 miners.
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The miners have been trapped underground since Aug.-- Daniel Hernandez in Mexico City. Photo: A message of 'Be strong, miners!' adorns a structure at the San Jose mine surface camp for rescuers and relatives.
Rescue workers had not heard from the workers since the 8 a.m. explosion and warned the miners may all be dead unless they were trapped in a pocketThe mine appeared to be one of the many small-scale, artisanal coal mines that dot the landscape in Mexico's Coahuila state near the Texas border...
By February 21, 2006 Grupo México search teams and relatives of the trapped miners were beginning to lose hope.After the successful rescue of 33 trapped miners in October 2010 in Copiapó, Chile, bishop Raúl Vera demanded that the case be reopened.
The fate of 65 miners in a Mexico mine is still unknown, three days after an explosion trapped them underground during the early morning of February 19.