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Lalmatia Mine death toll at 10

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Lalmatia Mine death toll at 10

Godda (Jharkhand): Ten miners were killed and an unspecified number feared trapped when a massive mound of earth came crashing down on them at Lalmatia open cast coal mine of Eastern Coalfields Ltd (ECL) (Dec 29), the worst such disaster in over a decade. Heavy machinery was deployed as rescuers, including those from the NDRF, […]

Mine roof collapses on 4 workers

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Mine roof collapses on 4 workers

Dhanbad: Four workers suffered injuries, two of them seriously, when the roof of a mine partially collapsed at Putki Balihari area in Dhanbad district(Dec 29). The mine belongs to Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL), a subsidiary of Coal India Limited. A senior district official said the four contractual workers were taking cable to a shaft […]