A further miner injured in last Wednesday's methane blast at the Pniowek coal mine in southern Poland has died, the Burn Treatment Centre in Siemianowice Slaskie, where the man was hospitalised, reported on Tuesday evening.
A complaint from Poland has been brought before The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) against the European Commission's decision to cut Poland's EU funding in order to recover money Warsaw had refused to pay after CJEU ruling on Turow coal mine, the CJEU press officer has said.
Teams of rescuers who are trying to reach four miners who went missing after a tremor shook the Zofiowka coal mine in southern Poland, on Saturday, have managed to detect signals from emergency beacons located in the miners' lamps.
Regional prosecutors in the southern city of Gliwice have launched an investigation into the Zofiowka mine disaster where a tremor and methane discharge killed at least six miners.
Six miners died in an accident at the Zofiowka coal mine in the southern Polish region of Silesia, Mateusz Morawiecki, the prime minister, has announced while five miners were confirmed dead in another accident at the nearby Pniowek coal mine.
The death toll from the methane blasts at the Pniowek mine has climbed to six after a fifth miner, who was being treated at the Burn Treatment Centre in Siemianowice Slaskie, southern Poland, died on Sunday night.
Attempts to rescue seven miners trapped below ground at the Pniowek coal mine in southern Poland have been abandoned, Jastrzebska Spolka Weglowa (JSW), the company owning the mine, announced on Friday.
Four miners and one rescuer were killed after two probable methane explosions in the Pniowek coal mine in Pawlowice, southern Poland, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Wednesday afternoon.
Poland's mines are working towards increasing coal extraction, a deputy climate minister has said.
The European Commission (EC) has said it will deduct more money from EU funding earmarked for Poland owing to the Polish government’s refusal to pay fines linked to its failure to shut down the Turow lignite mine.