Raspadskaya mine

, Russian Federation - Underground / Coal
The mine, owned by Russian company Raspadskaya, is the largest underground coal mine in Russia, producing 10% of the country's coking coal. It has a history of accidents and safety problems. In March 2001, another methane explosion killed four miners and injured six. The mine was shut down for two weeks in 2008 due to safety violations and a worker was killed after part of the mine collapsed in January 2010.

Mine Accidents that occured in this Mine

Raspadskaya Mine

Date: 08/05/2010
Mine: Raspadskaya mine
Mine Accident Type: Explosion / Methane Explosion
Fatalities: 91