Monthly archives: March 2017

Explosion at the Rio Tinto plant in Sorel-Tracy

An explosion occurred early on Thursday at the Rio Tinto Iron and Titanium plant in Sorel-Tracy. No casualties were reported.   However, four people were taken to hospital in order to be treated for a nervous shock, according to Claudine Gagnon, company spokesman. The official cause of the explosion has not yet been established, although…
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Methane explosion kills 11 in Ukraine

A methane gas explosion killed 11 people in a coal mine in Ukraine’s Lviv region on Thursday.   The explosion occurred at a depth of 550 meters in this western Ukrainian mine which has been in operation since 1978. Due to the high amount of methane gas in the coal from that mine, it is…
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