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29-year-old worker dies in accident in coal mine
In follow-up to coal in a closed stone-Ibbenbüren mine had an accident a worker is fatal. He had been trapped by a heavy door and suffered fatal injuries, said the operator, RAG. Next Friday is the last coal-mine in Germany, in Bottrop, Germany for your mining operation. the

a Few days before the official end of the German coal industry has caused a fatal accident in the already closed coal mine of Ibbenbüren horror. At Work on the follow-up in the mine at the edge of the münsterland, a 29-year-old industry came on Monday, a mechanic, lost his life, informed the mine operator, RAG.

"is Such an accident, terrible and tragic, not only in the discharge of the mining industry," said a RAG-speaker on Monday evening. Earlier, several media reported. It was, according to the RAG the first deadly accident in the coal mining industry since 2012. The victim was an experienced miner who had been employed since 2006 in the mine. He was trapped, according to initial findings in a heavy so-called air door and suffered fatal injuries. With these doors, among other things, the ventilation of a mine is controlled. The investigations of the mining authorities of the backgrounds were still under way, told the RAG.

The mine had supported this year with over 800 miners are still more than 800 000 tons of particularly high-quality anthracite coal. The coal was burned in its coal-fired power plant for electricity generation. Two weeks ago the mine was closed as a next-to-last plant in Germany. The last running coal-mine is Prosper-Haniel in Bottrop, in the Ruhr area. There

After the end of the conveying operation, it still needs a lot of time to get to the valuable assets from Depths of more than 1000 meters to the top. They are often sold abroad. In addition, it must be pumped out underground depending on the location of the mine pit water.

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