The number of coal mine deaths in China declined by percent last year to stand at 333. It was the first time that China had recorded fewer than deaths per million tons of coal produced, officials at a national coal mine safety conference in Beijing reported. The total number of .
Benxihu (Honkeiko) Colliery, located in Benxi, Liaoning, China, was first mined in 1905. It started as an iron and coal mining project under joint Japanese and Chinese control. As time passed, the project came more and more under Japanese control. In the early 1930s, Japan invaded the north east of