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July 2016
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Date Mine Name Location Accident Type Dead Missing1
2 Zhongcun Coal Mine Shanxi H2O Inundation 4 0
Eight miners who had been trapped in the flooded Zhongcun Coal Mine in north China's Shanxi Province for more than five days were lifted up from the pit early on July 8th.  Four miners were found dead.
3 Unnamed Limestone Mine Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region Explosion 0 6
3 Hongcai Coal Mine Guizhou H2O Inundation 0 6
4 Illegal Coal Mine Liaoning Fire 11 1
A trapped miner was found alive and rescued four days after a fire broke out underground at an illegal mine in Benxi, Liaoning Province.  Eleven people on the missing list were found dead and rescue work continues for the last missing miner.
July Totals 15 13
2016 Totals 83 25
1 Missing miners remain listed for incidents where no follow-up news report was provided.