China to close all small coal mines in safety drive
Reuters
Wednesday, April 5, 2006; 12:40 AM


BEIJING (Reuters) - China is to close all small coal mines by the end of next year and aims to reduce major accidents by 25 percent over five years in a drive to clean up the world's deadliest mining industry, state media said on Wednesday.


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