Zonguldak


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Zonguldak

(zông'go͝oldäk`), city (1990 pop. 120,300), capital of Zonguldak prov., N Turkey, a port on the Black Sea. It is the center of the major coal-producing region of Turkey.

Zonguldak

 

a city in northern Turkey, on the Black Sea; administrative center of the Zonguldak Vilayet (province). Population, 73,000 (1970). Zonguldak is linked by railway with Ankara. It is one of Turkey’s main coal mining centers and has food, chemical, and wood-products industries. Zonguldak is the principal port for the export of coal. Manganese ore is mined in the area.

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ZONGULDAK (CyHAN)- The working without any safety precautions of construction workers, which is described as 'dancing with death' by the people, caught on camera in the northern province of Zonguldak's Erey-li district on Thursday.
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Istanbul : Nine miners were trapped in a Turkish coal mine in the Black Sea province of Zonguldak on Tuesday after part of the structure collapsed, state broadcaster TRT Haber reported.
Turkey's previous worst mining accident occurred in 1992 when 263 workers were killed in a gas explosion in a mine in Zonguldak.
The disaster was the deadliest mining incident in Turkey's history, surpassing the death toll of a firedamp explosion that killed 263 miners in Zonguldak in 1992.
Last December, four miners, who were reportedly working at an unlicensed coal mine for 60 Turkish Liras (about $30), were killed in the Zonguldak province after an accident.
The country's worst mining disaster was a 1992 gas explosion that killed 270 workers near the Black Sea port of Zonguldak.
About 40% of Turkey's lignite is located in the Afsin-Elbistan basin of south-eastern Anatolia, while hard coal is mined only in one location, the Zonguldak basin of north-western Turkey.
Thus, there are to be at least 11 power plants - including the three power plants in Zonguldak that are already in operation - within an area of 78 kilometres.
But it is believed to have been triggered by a methane gas blast that ripped through the mine in the Black Sea province of Zonguldak.
5 years; range 26 to 82 years) attending the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinic of Zonguldak Karaelmas University Hospital and fulfilling the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) criteria for RA(2) were included in the study.