100 workmen have died in a series of accidents at PSU steel makers SAIL and RINL in the two-year period until July 2014.
The incident occurred during a planned shutdown taken for carrying out rectification jobs.
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In the dank and dark underground coal mines of north Chhattisgarh, over 60 metres below the surface, a notice on the walls asks miners to lie down in the event of a blast.
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Katariya’s relatives threatened to commit suicide outside the hospital if the body was not handed over immediately.
What is clear is that the water pipeline, which was supplying water to the gas cleaning plants for the blast furnace, had burst.
Last evening, due to leakage of poisonous carbon monoxide gas from blast furnace, 36 employees got affected, of which six died.
Gas leakage from blast furnace-GCP occurred at around 6.30 PM due to breakdown in a water pump.
A preliminary enquiry found the labourers were not provided with proper safeguards required to work in hazardous conditions.
The committee is expected to meet shortly again to take a call on the remaining projects.
This will be the first set of stranded investments that the government will take up for consideration.
SAIL’s Bhilai steel plant is the sole supplier of the country’s longest rail tracks of 260 metres.