China establishes national mine rescue team

14:29, March 30, 2011      

Email | Print | Subscribe | Comments | Forum 

A ceremony for the launch of China's first national mine rescue emergency team was held in Tangshan, Hebei Province on March 29.

China will establish seven national emergency mine rescue teams and 14 regional emergency mine rescue teams, according to the State Council's plans.

As the backbone of China's emergency mine rescue, the national emergency mine rescue teams are mainly responsible for emergency rescue missions of severe and complex mining accidents that occur in various areas around China.

By People's Daily Online

  Weekly review  


  • Do you have anything to say?


Special Coverage
  • Survey for 2011 NPC and CPPCC Sessions
  • Focus On China
Major headlines
Editor's Pick
  • Immigrants from North Africa wait for transfer at Lampedusa
  • Investigation team set up to deal with carbon monoxide poisoning in N China's Shanxi
  • U.S. holds hearing on Fukushima reactor
  • Venezuelan president meets with Argentinian counterpart
  • Thousand-year-old cypress tree transplanted
  • 'Low levels' of radioactive iodine detected in air of China poses no threat: emergency committee
Most Popular
Hot Forum Dicussion