China's coal mine accidents increased in March

15:59, May 19, 2010      

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China's coal mine accidents in March saw a sharp increase, according to Zhao Tiechui, head of the State Administration of Coal Mine Safety (SACMS), on Wednesday morning.
Most of the accidents are major accidents, illegal accidents, infrastructure construction accidents and state-owned coal mine accidents.

The main reasons caused by these accidents are excessive pursuit of economic benefits and illegal conduct, said Zhao.

China's coal production from January to April exceeded 1 billion tons, up 27.7 percent from the same period of last year, but the coal mine accidents dropped by 16.8 percent. But in March, the accidents increased sharply.

By People's Daily Online

(Editor:梁军)

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