Shanxi province halts non-coal operations after iron ore mine accident

Shanxi province released an urgent order on Friday June 11 requiring non-coal mines in the province to halt operations and start mining safety checks following an accident at Dahongcai mine a day earlier.

No4 shaft at Dahongcai iron ore mine flooded on Thursday, trapping 13 mine workers. By the time of writing, the water level at the shaft had dropped and rescuers are continuing searches.

Dahongcai iron ore mine is in...

Published

Min Li

June 11, 2021

09:52 GMT

Shanghai