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November 2006
Date Mine Name Location Accident Type Dead Missing1
29 Tan Shanling No. 1 Coal Mine Gansu Explosion 11 unknown
27 Shuicheng Colliery Guizhou Coal pile collapse 11 0
26 Lianying Coal Mine Jiangxi Explosion 2 2
26 Luweitan Colliery Shanxi Explosion 24 0
25 Changyuan Coal Mine Yunnan Explosion 32 0
25 Yuanhua Coal Mine Heilongjiang Explosion 23 4
14 Dahenan Colliery Liaoning H2O Inundation 0 3
12 Bide Coal Mine Guizhou H2O Inundation 6 2
12 Nanshan Colliery Shanxi Explosives Fire 26 8
10 Xinchun Coal Mine Shanxi Other 2 0
Two miners were killed in the Xinchun coal mine after the wagon in which they were travelling broke free from a steel cord. They were performing an all-around coal mine work safety examination after a fatal coal mine gas blast happened on November 4 (7 dead). Another person was injured in the accident.
8 Xinpo Coal Mine Hunan Explosion 5 12
8 Unnamed Coal Mine Shanxi H2O Inundation 10 0
8 Xincheng Coal Mine Hunan Explosion 0 9
5 Nanyang Hongyuan Coal Mine Jilin Explosion 7 0
5 Jiaojiazhai Coal Mine Shanxi Explosion 40 7
4 Weijiadi Coal Mine Gansu Explosion 29 0
4 Fudong Coal Mine Jilin Explosion 7 0
3 Xinmin Coal Mine Shanxi Explosion 8 1
1 Deshun Coal Mine Gansu Landslide 0 16
All the 16 coal miners who were trapped after a Wednesday landslide in northwest China's Gansu Province at the Deshun Coal Mine were rescued after 14 hours late Wednesday night.
1 Missing miners remain listed for incidents where no follow-up news report was provided.