Tkibuli mining accidents

Four die in coal mine explosion in Tkibuli, Georgia

By | July 16th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

The accident happened in one of these mines in Tkibuli. ( TBILISI, DFWatch–Four miners died after a methane gas explosion in a coal mine in Tkibuli, Georgia, Monday morning, prompting the temporary closure of the mine. A further six were injured and brought to hospital. Two of them are still in a serious condition, […]

Six killed as coal mine collapses in Tkibuli, Georgia

By | April 5th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Six miners died when a coal mine collapsed in Tkibuli, Georgia Thursday morning. A further three were injured and brought to hospital, where they remained at press time. The immediate cause of the incident is still to be determined. According to a statement […]

Protesters demand safer workplaces after four die in coal mine

By | May 10th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Three people were detained in Tbilisi on Tuesday during a protest in response to a mining accident that took four lives earlier the same day. The protesters from student group Auditorium #115 and trade union activists gathered in front of the […]

Mine worker in Tkibuli found dead from apparent suffocation

By | October 11th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Workers in one of the mines in Tkibuli in western Georgia found a co-worker dead on Friday, apparently from gas poisoning. The accident happened in the Mindeli mine. Workers found the body in the morning as they arrived at work. It looks like 51-year-old Temur Kakauridze […]

No solution in Tkibuli miners’ strike, government to send mediators

By | February 25th, 2016|Categories: Society|Tags: , , |

(Tkibuli Municipality/Facebook.) TBILISI, DFWatch–For more than ten days, miners have been on strike in Tkibuli, a town in western Georgia, demanding increased pay to compensate for their community’s loss of favorable tax conditions. The Ministry of Labor and Health […]

Tkibuli coal miners continue strike

By | February 20th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

(DF Watch.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Coal miners in Tkibuli in western Georgia are continuing their strike, which began more than a week ago. They demand increased pay and better working conditions, particularly warm working clothes in winter. Mindeli and Dzidziguri mines are affected by the strike. […]

One man dies in mining accident in Georgia

By | February 22nd, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–One man died in a mining accident in Western Georgia on Saturday. Early indications are that it was an accident. The victim is Kote Bakhutashvili, who worked in the transport district in the Mindeli mine in Tkibuli, a mining town in the north […]

3.7 magnitude earthquake rattles southern Caucasus

By | October 9th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

The earthquake caused debris to fall down in the Mindeli coal mine in Tkibuli, injuring one miner. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–A 3.7 magnitude earthquake rattled the south central slopes of the Caucasus mountains Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at 4:36 pm Tbilisi time and had its epicenter near the mining town Tkibuli, in western Georgia. According to Tamaz Dolaberidze, […]

Workers rally outside clinic treating burnt miners

By | June 11th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , |

The workers want back the Labor Inspection to ensure a safer workplace environment. (Photo published by GTUC on Facebook.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia’s Trade Union demonstrated outside a hospital in Tbilisi on Tuesday to show solidarity with workers who were burnt in a fire in a coal mine the day before. Two of the injured workers after the fire in a Tkibuli coal mine are still in a difficult […]

Seven injured in Georgian coal mine fire

By | June 10th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: |

Coal dust caught fire in the Mindeli Mine in Tkibuli, a town in western Georgia. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Seven people were injured in a fire in a coal mine in Tkibuli on Monday. Two of them are seriously injured. According to Tamaz Dolaberidze, head of the Metallurgy and Mining Industry Worker’s Trade Unions, coal caught fire at about 18:00 on Monday […]

One man dies in coal mine in Georgia

By | January 28th, 2014|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: |

A coal mine in Tkibuli. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–A man has died in an apparent accident in a coal mine in Tkibuli, a town in Georgia’s mid-western Imereti region. Tariel Kasrashvili, a shift leader, died at 16:00 on Tuesday. He was transporting coal inside the Mindeli mine when he fell and died on […]

One man dies in mining accident

By | October 14th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

A Tkibuli mine. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–A 33-year-old has worker after a shaft ceiling collapsed following a micro blast in the coal mine in Tkibuli, a town in western Georgia. According to Valeri Kukhalashvili, Director General of Sakhnakhshiri GIG Ltd, which owns the coal mines […]

Two die in mining accident

By | November 9th, 2011|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch - Two workers died in a coal mine in Tkibuli in west Georgia after a shaft ceiling collapsed Sunday evening. 12 workers have lost their lives in the same mine over the last two years. The collapse led to the death of Bondo Mikheladze (61) and Tamaz Gordadze (55), according to a statement released [...]