1. Myanmar's jade industry is worth US$790 million per Myanmar's official statistics, but independent estimates put it at US$30–31 billion worth per year. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Required fields are marked *. Please tell us what we can do to improve this article. endstream endobj startxref [9] The freelance miners are often migrants from other regions of Myanmar and are unregistered, which complicated identification of the missing people. Accident Classification 09 - Handling Material 3. Mine Safety and Health Administration. Army spokesperson Brigadier General Zaw Min Tun stated that "they were responsible for reporting any trespassing in this restricted area" and that they failed in carrying this out. 2 Kentucky Coal Miners Die in Mining Accidents in 1 Week, California Insurance Co. �B)R�� rtQ��#T� UԼ�J�4DS�M�^4��I{���N{"��k��~�كˋ��'†�!�Ï\���gm�����[s�$�K�ׯI����-c�@�1�`?L�A��P�S��C���I�;AU@LRh .1d���м$/. The disaster took place on 2 July 2020 and is the deadliest mining accident to date in Myanmar. �����YL�������9�i�`��.���Z�1ڃ�m�m!��'�N��bt��tn�G:��(c�=�� ��q Date/Time of Death 02/27/2020 1:45 PM 5. [4] After the incident and the formation of Htin Kyaw's Cabinet, led by Htin Kyaw and Aung San Suu Kyi in 2016, the cabinet promised to reform the jade industry and reduce the accidents. Myanmar is the largest supplier of jade, in a trade worth US$790 million per Myanmar's official statistics,[1] though independent estimates put it at US$30–31 billion worth per year. b'�C���].��ˏ��&�`,8��4/5�9q���ڥ�@��ҳ�|�X5�FS*М%&�R������y@H�>��l�ݫP�`҄��ڙ����+�SpP5H1P�QH�ܒ�@�H���çq%xqݖ�}|��"��q� 9�s����m�.�"� }ʮ�6՞ݗۮ.�?��&�"h�kB��(�0�kn “Our hearts go out to the miner, his family and co-workers for this tragic loss of life,” Beshear said. [2], The day before the accident, authorities issued a warning against mining in the area due to heavy rainfall. [2][3][note 1] The industry is known for frequent accidents at its mining sites. [12], Landslide Kills At Least 162 in Myanmar’s Jade Mining Hub, "Myanmar: Over 100 Dead in Jade Mine Landslide Disaster", "Dreams of Myanmar's 'Unwashed' Jade Miners Buried by Disaster", "Jade Mine Landslide Kills at least 100 in Myanmar, with more People Still Missing", "Mass Burial for Scores Killed in Myanmar Jade Mine Disaster", "Myanmar Mine Collapse: At least 103 Killed and 200 Buried after Mine Disaster in Hpakant", "At least 113 Killed as Myanmar Jade Mine Collapse Buries Workers", "Families Mourn as Myanmar Jade Mine Disaster Kills More than 170", "Landslide Kills more than 100 in "Dystopian Wasteland" of Myanmar's Jade Mines", "In Myanmar, Landslide at Jade Mine Kills More than 160 People", "Myanmar Jade Mine Collapse Kills at least 168", "Myanmar Army Sacks Two Officers over Landslide Tragedy", "Myanmar Jade Mine Collapse Kills at Least 168", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=2020_Hpakant_jade_mine_disaster&oldid=983033819, Short description is different from Wikidata, All Wikipedia articles written in American English, Unclassified articles missing geocoordinate data, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 11 October 2020, at 21:06.

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