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Tuesday 6 June 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Mine

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# Explosion
Forty confirmed dead in coal mine blast in Turkey
The explosion occurred at 6.45pm at the state-owned TTK Amasra Muessese Mudurlugu mine in the town of Amasra.
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# Explosion
At least 15 days before trapped mine workers in China will be reached, authorities say
One worker has died from head injuries in the explosion, state media said earlier.
# Bomb Disposal
A mine from World War II has been brought ashore in Kinsale
A bomb disposal team is on its way to the harbour.
# Poland
Rescuers search for three Polish miners after deadly quake
Rescuers have not been able to establish communication with any of three other missing men.
# Iran
At least 70 miners trapped after explosion
Trapped methane gas exploded as workers tried to jump-start an engine, according to reports.
# China
Eight pulled to safety after deadly mine collapse that registered as an earthquake
Eight have been found after five days, one person has died and nine are missing.
# Mine
Every younger sibling will understand this little cat's toy plight
What a bitch.
Greece is not happy that one of the Parthenon Marbles was sent in secret to Russia
This is the first time in two centuries that any of the contested sculptures has left Britain.
# Roy of the Coloma
WATCH: 'Keeper scores 95th minute goal to send his team into next round of Champions League qualifying
There’s only one Eloy Casals!
# Turkey
Final death toll in Turkey mining disaster stands at 301
A fire had hampered rescue efforts earlier today, but the final two bodies have since been retrieved.
Tiny puppy masterfully puts bigger dog in its place at dinner time
Little Sadie is having none of Foxey’s nonsense.
# Holey Moley
'No public safety issue' as 15 metre sinkhole appears in Kilkenny field
The hole appeared near a disused mine over the weekend.
# Illegal Mining
Hundreds feared trapped in South Africa mine collapse, 11 rescued
Officials say those rescued will be arrested for illegal mining.
# Mine
Two-year-old meets his baby brother for the first time
This could go either way.
# Indonesia
Rescuers use saws, wheelbarrows in dig to free trapped miners
The mine collapse took place at a gold and copper mine in Indonesia yesterday.
# Mine
Man who died after partial collapse at Tipperary mine named as Mario Francis
The married father-of-two was trapped in a loader underneath a rockfall in an incident yesterday afternoon.
# Gold diggers
Positive results from gold mine test in Monaghan
The metallurgical test undertaken included grinding, crushing and other factors relating to the mill design that would be needed to process the output from the mine.
# Tragedy
Ten girls killed in landmine blast in Afghanistan
The girls, all aged between 9 and 11, were collecting firewood early this morning before they were due to go to school.
# Mine
VIDEO: Two players carry the ball in for a touchdown
Only one of them could be credited with the score though.
# South Africa
South Africa: Mine shut down after unrest
Operations were halted “to ensure the safety and security of employees and assets”.
# South Africa
South Africa's Lonmin mine reopens after strike deaths
Mining company threatened to fire anyone who doesn’t show up for work tomorrow morning after wildcat strike led to 44 deaths.
# South Africa
Police open fire on striking miners in South Africa
A number of people were shot and injured in the incident, which occured as striking workers gathered near the Lonmin PLC platinum mine this afternoon.
# goldmine
Gold diggers: Positive results for gold in Wicklow and Wexford
A survey in the region revealed we may soon be rolling in it…
# Rescue
28 miners rescued after underground ordeal
The gold miners had been trapped in underground chambers after a fire in the New Zealand mine.
# Turkey
Turkey launches Iraq incursion after fatal border attacks - report
Twenty-six soldiers were killed in border attacks today, just a day after five policemen and three civilians were killed in a roadside bombing.
# Trapped Miners
Fourth and final body found at Welsh mine
Police in Wales have confirmed that the bodies of four miners missing since Thursday have been found and recovered.
# China
China: 19 miners rescued after week, 3 more missing
The mine the men were working in was ordered shut in 2007 but reopened – without permission – earlier this month.
# Ukraine
Ukraine mine blast kills 16
The blast took place early this morning more than half a mile underground.
# China
All miners confirmed dead after Chinese mine explosion
Rescue efforts end as last of the 37 bodies are removed from the scene of Saturday’s accident.
# China
China mine death toll increases to 31
The death toll in the Chinese explosion continues to grow – and the chances of rescuing trapped workers are slim.
# Gas Explosion
Death toll rises after mine gas leak in China
Rescuers continue to search for missing men trapped underground.
# Gas Explosion
20 dead and 17 trapped in Chinese coal mine
Gas explosion leaves 20 dead and rescuers searching for trapped miners.