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World 03 Jun 2013 | 6:32 PM

Indonesia says Freeport accident probe may last three months

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Freeport McMoRan Copper and Gold Inc's Indonesian copper mine will not be able to resume output until a probe into a deadly tunnel collapse is completed in about three months time, a government official said, adding to worries over metal supplies.

Nation 29 Sep 2013 | 7:00 AM

Keeping a close watch on highlands

With the rainy season approaching soon, people living on or near hills and slopes are being reminded to keep a watchful eye for signs of potential landslides.

World 30 Mar 2014 | 12:22 AM

Aftershocks rattle California following 5.1 earthquake, 50 displaced

(Reuters) - More than 100 aftershocks have been reported across Southern California following a 5.1 magnitude earthquake that rattled suburban Los Angeles and at least temporarily displaced about 50 people but caused no serious structural damage, seismologists said on Saturday.

World 30 Mar 2014 | 7:02 AM

Another earthquake rattles southern California following 5.1 quake

(Reuters) - Residents of southern California were rattled by a 4.1 magnitude earthquake Saturday afternoon, the largest of more than 100 aftershocks following Friday's 5.1 rumbler that caused light scattered damage around the Los Angeles area.

World 07 Jan 2015 | 10:55 PM

Two dead, 30 missing after rockslide at Myanmar jade mine

YANGON (Reuters) - At least two people were killed and around 30 were missing on Wednesday after a mountain of rubble collapsed at a jade mine in northern Myanmar, a parliamentarian from the area said. A worker from a mining company, speaking on condition of anonymity due the sensitivity of the issue, said the death toll could reach 50 once all bodies have been retrieved from the remains of a massive pile of rock dumped by mining companies.

World 01 Apr 2015 | 5:10 PM

Rockslide at Myanmar jade mine kills nine, around 20 missing

YANGON (Reuters) - A rockslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar killed at least nine miners, and rescuers were searching for around 20 others, state media reported on Wednesday, two days after the accident.

Letters 23 Jun 2015 | 12:00 AM

Engineering group ready to help

From DATUK IR LIM CHOW HOCK, President, The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia.

Community 24 Nov 2015 | 12:00 AM

Boulders wreak havoc at Mutiara Court Apartment

Mutiara Court Apartment residents in Ampang are watching the skies after boulders from a nearby cliff fell on sheds and cars in the vicinity.

Community 10 May 2016 | 12:00 AM

Hail of stones from blast

THE Perak Government has been urged to review its policy on rock blasting activities at limestone quarries in the Keramat Pulai Industrial Area.

Nation 29 May 2016 | 12:00 AM

Driver’s near miss with boulders

BALIK PULAU: An avalanche of granite boulders gave a driver from Kuala Lumpur the shock of his life while cruising along the Penang Hill range at Jalan Tun Sardon.