Zonguldak (Turkey)

Type: City
Name: Zonguldak (Turkey)
Country: Turkey
Latitude: 41.459999
Longitude: 31.799999
population: 100,281
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

SUNDAY'S - More mining sites may shut down operations amid rising costs

More mining sites may shut down operations amid rising costsAn omnibus bill passed in Parliament last week has caused more than 36 mine owners to close down their sites across Turkey and their workers to lose their jobs due to amendments in the bill regulating ... [Published Zaman - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Turkey's Soma families' trauma still being treated

World Bulletin / News DeskThe Soma mining disaster, in which 301 miners lost their lives, affected the whole of Turkey. But for the relatives of the victims, the deep psychological scars still impact on their day-to-day lives.That is why the Soma Solidarity ... [Published World Bulletin - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Turkey’s mining capital hit by layoffs, migration

Erdinç ÇelikkanZONGULDAKAround 4,000 miners were fired from private coal mines in Black Sea province of Zonguldak, the heart of coal mining in Turkey, after Parliament adopted a new code to improve safety conditionsMiners are seen on an elevator in a ... [Published Turkish Daily - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Turkish mine-safety law costs 5,000 jobs: union

cture: AFP Ankara. A new law to tighten safety in Turkish mines after a disaster claimed 301 lives in May has cost more than 5,000 coal miners their jobs, union sources said on Thursday, AFP reported.Since the law took effect last week in response to ... [Published Focus Bulgaria - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Five construction workers killed in labor accidents across Turkey in black Sunday

ISTANBULMetin Boğmalık died after falling while he was loading from 15th floor of a construction site in Istanbul's Beylikdüzü district. DHA PhotoNegligence at construction sites continued to take its toll only a week after the deadly elevator collapse ... [Published Turkish Daily - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

ABDULLAH - 'Soma law' leaves 4,500 miners in Zonguldak jobless

'Soma law' leaves 4,500 miners in Zonguldak joblessThe omnibus bill passed in Parliament on Wednesday has led to 4,500 mine workers losing their jobs in Zonguldak province because 22 mine owners decided to shut down operations due to amendments in the ... [Published Zaman - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Turkey coal industry produced 79.3Mn tonnes in 2013

(live-PR.com) - Turkey has 60 different types of minerals and is among the world´s 10 leading countries in terms of mineral variety. Its coal industry produced 79.3 million metric tons (Mt) in 2013, a decrease of 7.9% over 2012. Around 40% of Turkey´s ... [Published Live-PR.com - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Greenpeace activists detained in Turkey for protesting thermal power plant

Serkan OcakISTANBULSixteen Greenpeace activists have been detained after staging a protest at a coal thermal power plant in the Black Sea Province of Zonguldak on Sept. 11.Greenpeace’s Rainbow Warrior arrived in Zonguldak after opening its doors to visitors ... [Published Turkish Daily - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

TODAY'S - Regional disparity of informal employment persists in Turkey

Regional disparity of informal employment persists in TurkeyInformal employment continues to be a major issue in Turkey where it exists in high numbers particularly in the southeastern provinces of the country, as indicated by a recent report from Bahceşehir ... [Published Zaman - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 2 reports

Turkey's energy minister denies oil trade with IS

The claims that Turkey buys oil from Islamic State (IS) are out-and-out lies, Turkish Energy Minister Yildiz said Thursday.“The oil we buy belongs to Iraq,“ Yildiz said during a press meeting in Turkey’s capital of Ankara.Responding to a question on the ... [Published Turkish Weekly - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

New Report Available: Coal Mining in Turkey to 2020

Turkey has 60 different types of minerals and is among the world's 10 leading countries in terms of mineral variety. Its coal industry produced 79.3 million metric tons (Mt) in 2013, a decrease of 7.9% over 2012. Around 40% of Turkey's lignite reserves ... [Published US PRWire - Sep 04 2014]
Entities: Turkey, Coal Mining, lignite
First reported May 14 2014 - Updated May 15 2014 - 3 reports

Turkish prime minister says mine disasters are ‘ordinary’ as his aide photographed kicking a demonstrator

SOMA, Turkey — Women sang songs about departed miners Thursday over the graves of relatives killed in Turkey’s worst mining accident, even as more hearses pulled up and backhoes dug more graves around them. Rescue teams recovered eight more victims, ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - May 15 2014]

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"Besides traditional relief aid such as food distribution and basic health care, psychosocial support also saves many lives" Ozcagdas explained
"This clearly adds up to a financial burden for the operator" he said
They also called on Turks to dress "in black, putting on black ribbons and putting black canvases on their houses’ and workplaces’ windows and/or cars.”"
Turkey's foreign ministry said: "We don't need any international help for now. We have enough equipment."

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SUNDAY'S - More mining sites may shut down oper... [Published Zaman - Sep 20 2014]
Turkey's Soma families' trauma still being treated [Published World Bulletin - Sep 19 2014]
Turkey’s mining capital hit by layoffs, migration [Published Turkish Daily - Sep 18 2014]
Turkish mine-safety law costs 5,000 jobs: union [Published Focus Bulgaria - Sep 18 2014]
Greenpeace activists call for halt to coal plan... [Published Turkish Daily - Sep 18 2014]
Slaves of modern times [Published Turkish Daily - Sep 15 2014]
Five construction workers killed in labor accid... [Published Turkish Daily - Sep 15 2014]
ABDULLAH - 'Soma law' leaves 4,500 miners in Zo... [Published Zaman - Sep 12 2014]
Turkey coal industry produced 79.3Mn tonnes in ... [Published Live-PR.com - Sep 12 2014]
Greenpeace activists detained in Turkey for pro... [Published Turkish Daily - Sep 11 2014]
Cargo traffic on the Black Sea – Eastern promise [Published Transport Journal - Sep 10 2014]
TODAY'S - Regional disparity of informal employ... [Published Zaman - Sep 05 2014]
Turkey's energy minister denies oil trade with IS [Published Turkish Weekly - Sep 04 2014]
Turkey denies claims of oil trade with Iraq rebels [Published World Bulletin - Sep 04 2014]
New Report Available: Coal Mining in Turkey to ... [Published US PRWire - Sep 04 2014]
Causes of poisoning in patients evaluated in a ... [Published JPMA - Aug 25 2014]
HDP flag is everywhere now [Published Turkish Daily - Aug 22 2014]
Growth of Turkey Coal Mining Industry Forecast ... [Published Virtual Strategy Magazine - Aug 21 2014]
Turkish unions strike over Soma mine disaster a... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 21 2014]
Turkey shuts down 92 mines [Published Saudi Gazette - Aug 18 2014]
TODAY'S - Twenty miners die since Soma tragedy [Published Zaman - Aug 15 2014]
Protests erupt across Turkey as mine disaster d... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 13 2014]
Flash Flood - Asia - Turkey [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Jun 06 2014]
Turkey's opposition accuses government of negli... [Published Turkish Press - May 26 2014]
Turkish Parliament to debate Soma motion on Friday [Published Turkish Press - May 26 2014]
This week's window on the Middle East - May 22,... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - May 22 2014]
HDP brings censure for PM Erdogan over mining d... [Published Turkish Press - May 21 2014]
Turkey parliament commission debates mining tra... [Published Turkish Press - May 20 2014]
Erdogan: Turkey to continue supporting world's ... [Published Turkish Press - May 19 2014]
Political crisis after Turkish mining disaster [Published Socialist Worker - May 16 2014]
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Flash Flood - Asia - Turkey [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Jun 06 2014]
EDIS Number: FF-20140606-44056-TUR Date / time: 06/06/2014 11:22:35 [UTC] Event: Flash Flood Area: Asia Country: Turkey State/County: Province of Zonguldak Location: Eregli Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: N/A Number of Infected: N/ ...
Turkish prime minister says mine disasters are ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - May 15 2014]
SOMA, Turkey — Women sang songs about departed miners Thursday over the graves of relatives killed in Turkey’s worst mining accident, even as more hearses pulled up and backhoes dug more graves around them. Rescue teams recovered eight more victims, ...
Grief Turns to Violence in Turkey as Prime Mini... [Published Mashable! - May 14 2014]
Violence has erupted in the industrial town of Soma, Turkey, the site of a mine collapse that killed at least 238 workers , as relatives of the dead and missing direct their rage at the Turkish government. "These are usual things," Prime Minister ...
Over 230 People Dead In Coal Mine Explosion In ... [Published Think Progress - May 14 2014]
Miners carefully carry a rescued miner hours after an explosion and fire at a coal mine, in Soma, in western Turkey, CREDIT: A.P. Images More than 230 people have died in a coal mine accident in western Turkey, dozens more are injured, and hundreds ...
Death Toll Rises As Turkey Braces Itself For It... [Published Breitbart Feed - May 14 2014]
Emergency services are desperately searching for survivors after an explosion caused a mine to collapse in Turkey. According to BBC the explosion on Tuesday at 12:20pm (GMT) killed at least 238 people, but 120 are still unaccounted for. The mine ...
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