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November 2011
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Date Mine Name Location Accident Type Dead Missing1
3 Qianqiu Coal Mine Henan Cave-in 8 0
Forty-five miners trapped underground more than 36 hours after a rock blast in the Qianqiu Coal Mine were brought to the surface on Nov. 5th in a rare successful rescue.
10 Sizhuang Coal Mine Yunnan Explosion 35 8
13 Sigeshan Tongda Coal Mine Gansu H2O Inundation 7 0
15 Lengjiawan Coal Mine Hubei Explosion 6 0
18 Yuanlin Coal Mine Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region Cave-in 4 1
Seven trapped miners have been found alive in the Yuanlin Coal Mine.  The trapped miners told the rescue team that seven of the 12 trapped were together and alive.
28 Illegal Rare Earth Mine Guangxi Landslide 7 0
29 Xinshan Coal Mine Jiangxi Powered Haulage 6 0
November Totals 73 9
2011 Totals 481 152
1 Missing miners remain listed for incidents where no follow-up news report was provided.