Semirara mineworkers’ death another proof of occupational safety violations

The labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno demanded justice for the workers of Semirara Mining and Power Corporation as nine to ten of its workers were reported buried alive on July 17, when one of its mines collapsed. Semirara Mining Corp. is the Philippines’ largest coal producer. It has been increasing its coal mining operations and output in the past few years, posting record high production and sale of coal from the province of Antique.



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