Tag Archives: Mining

  • CTA says mining tragedy in Tibet a man-made disaster

    The environmental researchers of the CTA refuted Chinese claims of "natural factors" as the cause of a massive landslide that buried 83 miners a week ago in Tibet. ...

  • The price of gold

    The ecology of the Tibetan plateau, noted the Ministry of Land and Resources two years ago, is "extremely fragile". Any damage, it warned, would be difficult or impossible to reverse. ...

  • Hopes fade for 83 miners buried in Tibet landslide

    Hopes were fading Sunday that Chinese search and rescue teams would find survivors, two days after a huge landslide crashed down a Tibetan mountain and buried more than 80 mine workers. ...

  • Tibet landslide buries 83 gold miners; search underway

    A massive landslide engulfed a gold mining area in mountainous Tibet, burying 83 workers believed to have been asleep early Friday morning, Chinese state media said. ...

  • Landslide traps dozens in Tibet mine area

    State media report that a large-scale landslide has trapped dozens of workers in a gold mining area in China’s Tibetan region. ...