Afghan Coal Mine

  • 18 Feared Dead In Explosion At Afghan Coal Mine ...

    An explosion in a coal mine in Afghanistan’s Northern Province of Samangan is thought to have killed at least 18 people, an official said on Wednesday. The search team found six bodies inside one of the tunnels, provincial governor spokesman Mohammad Seddiq Azizi said, adding that two people were also killed outside the mine as a result of ...

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  • 4 arrested over illegal coalmining in Paktika – Pajhwok ...

    Jan 07, 2021· A resident of Khairbin village, Kakar, told Pajhwok Afghan News that four miners had been arrested during the operation. Another source, who did not want to be named, said that in addition to coalmine deposits, a type of precious stone was found in the mountains that some people collected illegally.

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  • Afghan Shiite leader in Pakistan after killings of miners ...

    Jan 12, 2021· ISLAMABAD - An influential Afghan Shiite leader is visiting Pakistan where members of the minority sect are still reeling from the brutal killing of 11 Shiite coal miners, nine of whom were Afghan ...

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  • Blast At Afghan Coal Mine Kills 7: Official - UrduPoint

    Blast At Afghan Coal Mine Kills 7: Official Umer Jamshaid 9 months ago Wed 10th June 2020 | 11:30 AM MazariSharif, Afghanistan, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 10th Jun, 2020 ) :Seven workers were killed and several more feared dead in northern Afghanistan after a gas explosion caused a coal mine to collapse, an official said on Wednesday.

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  • Afghan Coal - Home | Facebook

    Afghan Coal. 5,998 likes · 3 talking about this. Afghan Coal is dealing in exploration, mining, processing and supply of best quality Afghan Coal inside and outside Afghanistan.

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  • Afghan official: coal mine blast, collapse kills 6 miners ...

    Apr 09, 2019· Afghan official: coal mine blast, collapse kills 6 miners Afghan official says at least six coal miners have been killed when an explosion in a coal mine caused two separate tunnels to …

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  • Afghanistan Ready to Re-Tender Huge Chinese Mining Concession

    Jan 27, 2021· An Afghan policeman keeps watch over miners at a gold mine on a mountainside near the village of Qara Zaghan in Baghlan province on May 6, 2013. ... including coal, copper and iron ore, talc ...

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  • Pakistan coal miners relucant to work after Hazara killings

    "Afghan refugees... work in the coal mines for low pay." But Behroz Reiki, president of a mine owners' association, said the current situation was also causing grave hardship for local communities. "A closure of a coal mine means no jobs for the security guards and other employees -- those who work in other sections, including drivers, helpers ...

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  • Child Labor in Samangan Coal Mines | TOLOnews

    The mine averages some 6,000 employees, two thousand of which are consisted child laborers. Ahmad Hussain is 14 years old, but due to his family's poverty, he has been forced to work in a coal mine in return for 300 Afghanis an hour day. He has been working in the mines for the past three years. "I am forced to work," Hussain told TOLOnews.

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  • Afghan official: Explosion in coal mine kills 7 miners ...

    Apr 22, 2019· An Afghan official says an explosion at a coal mine in the northern province of Samangan has killed at least seven miners.

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  • Mining in Afghanistan - Wikipedia

    Jun 10, 2020· Blast at Afghan coal mine kills 7. June 10 2020 09:37 AM. International Afghanistan. RELATED STORIES. Afghan journalist and driver killed in blast. Afghanistan to free 900 more Taliban prisoners.

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  • SAMAA - 7 of 10 Machh victims were Afghan nationals ...

    Jan 07, 2021· The Afghan foreign ministry has said seven of the victims of the Machh massacre were Afghan nationals. Ten labourers from the Hazara community were killed and three injured at a coal mine in ...

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  • Coal mining was supposed to lift an Afghan village from ...

    In Kabul, researchers at Afghan Integrity Watch, an independent watchdog organization, had long argued that the country’s coal mines had done little to prevent the buildup of methane that can ...

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  • Coal miners reluctant to work after Hazara killings

    "Afghan refugees... work in the coal mines for low pay." But Behroz Reiki, president of a mine owners' association, said the current situation was also …

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  • The Story Behind China’s Long-Stalled Mine in Afghanistan ...

    One-third of the Afghan population lives below the poverty line (earning less than $2 a day) and a further 50 percent are barely above this line. ... then the mine does not need the 400 MW coal ...

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  • Blast at Afghan coal mine kills 7 - Gulf-Times

    Jun 10, 2020· Blast at Afghan coal mine kills 7. June 10 2020 09:37 AM. International Afghanistan. RELATED STORIES. Afghan journalist and driver killed in blast. Afghanistan to free 900 more Taliban prisoners.

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  • Blast At Afghan Coal Mine Kills 7: Official

    Jun 10, 2020· Mazar-i-Sharif, Afghanistan: Seven workers were killed and several more feared dead in northern Afghanistan after a gas explosion caused a coal mine to collapse, an official said on Wednesday. The...

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  • Inside a crumbling Afghan coal mine - BBC News

    Jun 25, 2010· The BBC's Quentin Sommerville visits a remote coal mine in northern Afghanistan which shows the difficulties in reaching the country's vast mineral reserves.

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  • Afghan Shiite leader in Pakistan after killings of miners ...

    Jan 12, 2021· An influential Afghan Shiite leader is visiting Pakistan where members of the minority sect are still reeling from the brutal killing of 11 Shiite coal miners, nine of whom were Afghan immigrants ...

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  • 4 arrested over illegal coalmining in Paktika – Pajhwok ...

    Jan 07, 2021· SHARANA (Pajhwok): Security forces have arrested four people over illegally extracting coal from a mine in the Yusufkhel district of southeastern Paktika province, an official said on Thursday. Paktika police spokesman Shah Mahmood Aryan told Pajhwok Afghan News that police and army forces launched an operation in the Khairbin area of Yusufkhel ...

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  • Afghan official: coal mine blast, collapse kills 6 miners ...

    Apr 09, 2019· An Afghan official says at least six coal miners have been killed when an explosion in a coal mine caused two separate tunnels …

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  • Afghan coal mine collapse kills at least 15 people

    Apr 30, 2014· KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A coal mine collapse in northern Afghanistan killed at least 15 workers on Wednesday, an official said. Two other miners were missing in the collapse Wednesday morning in the remote district of Dara Seuf in Samangan province, provincial Gov. Hirullah Anush said .

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  • Afghanistan mineral and extractive ... - Pajhwok Afghan News

    He told Pajhwok Afghan News the rate of 560kg of coal jumped from 5,800 afs to 6,400 during the week. Mohammad linked the hike in coal price to the blockade of the Salang highway by snowfall. Mohammad Sharif, a retailer in...

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  • Balochistan coal miners reluctant to work after Hazara ...

    Feb 04, 2021· “Afghan refugees […] work in the coal mines for low pay.” But Behroz Reiki, president of a mine owners’ association, said the current situation was also causing grave hardship for local ...

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  • Afghanistan, US Companies Working on Afghan Coal Deal ...

    By comparison, U.S. coal production in 2016 was about 700 million tons. But the bulk of Afghanistan’s mining is off the books and illegal – overseen by warlords, politicians, or other politically connected individuals. As a result, very few taxes from the mining sector go to the cash-strapped Afghan government.

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  • Coal – USGS Projects in Afghanistan

    Afghanistan has moderate to potentially abundant coal resources. However, most deposits are relatively deep or currently inaccessible, and reserves are largely undeveloped.

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  • Industrial railways – coal | Railways of Afghanistan

    Dudkash mine entrances after modernisation (Photo: Afghan Investment Company) Photos of the coal mines in the 1980s. Links. Lots of photos from Time taken in October 2004. Photos from Life; More photos, by Patrick Andrade (under See the Pictures > Afghan mine – nice pictures but the navigation is a bit odd). Photos by Beb C Reynol taken in 2005.

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  • Afghan official: Explosion in coal mine kills 7 miners ...

    Read more about Afghan official: Explosion in coal mine kills 7 miners on Business Standard. An Afghan official says an explosion at a coal mine in the northern province of Samangan has killed at least seven miners.Hashim Bayan, a spokesman for the provincial police chief, says two other miners were injured in the blast on Monday morning

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  • Why is Afghanistan unable to extract its vast mineral ...

    May 28, 2019· According to the new mining law, five percent of revenues should be invested in local communities. Oidesimkhon is a 50-year-old miner who has spent the last six years working in a coal mine in ...

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  • Afghanistan gold mine collapse in Badakhshan kills 30 ...

    Jan 06, 2019· Inside a crumbling Afghan coal mine Nik Mohammad Nazari, spokesman for the provincial governor, told Agence France-Presse: "The villagers have been involved in this business for decades with no ...

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    coal. In addition, the geology of Afghan coal is poorly understood, and much of the known coal occurs in structurally deformed areas where exploitation can be difficult. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is conducting a coopera-tive coal resource assessment of Afghanistan with the Afghan Ministry of Mines and Industries (MMI). The assessment is one

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  • Pakistan coal miners reluctant to work after Hazara ...

    "Afghan refugees... work in the coal mines for low pay." But Behroz Reiki, president of a mine owners' association, said the current situation was also causing grave hardship for local communities. "A closure of a coal mine means no jobs for the security guards and other employees -- those who work in other sections, including drivers, helpers ...

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  • Coal – USGS Projects in Afghanistan

    The main factors limiting widespread use of coal are rugged terrain, lack of transportation networks, and the absence of industrial infrastructure. Scientists with the USGS Coal Project carried out comprehensive assessments of Afghanistan’s coal resources beginning in 2005 in cooperation with the Afghan Ministry of Mines …

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