Thousands of miners die from mining accidents each year, especially in the
processes of coal mining and hard rock mining. Most of the deaths nowadays
The accident was the worst in the United States since 1970, when 38 miners
were killed at Finley Coal Company's No. 15 and 16 mines in Hyden, Kentucky.
The Sago Mine disaster was a coal mine explosion on January 2, 2006, in the
Sago Mine in Sago, in Upshur County, West Virginia, USA, near the county seat
The Monongah Mine disaster of Monongah, West Virginia, occurred on ... During
the early days of coal mining time was of the essence to bring people out alive.
The term "mine disaster" historically has been applied to mine accidents ... For
instance, the single year of 1907 saw 18 coal mine disasters, plus two more ...
"Fatality Overviews", slide shows regarding fatal accidents, are another part of the
Mine Safety and Health Administration's program to share information with the ...
At 10:20 a.m., December 6, 1907, explosions occurred at the No. 6 and No. 8
mines at Monongah, West Virginia. The explosions ripped through the mines at ...
Records of the Department of Mines and Mineral Industries ... Links to PDF
versions of Pennsylvania coal mine accident registers, providing documentation
May 13, 2014 ... Two miners were trapped and died in a coal mine near Wharton, W.Va., late
Monday, according to state police and federal mine safety officials.
On Dec. 15, 1914, a gas explosion at the Mitsubishi Hojyo coal mine in Kyūshū,
Japan, killed 687, making it the deadliest mine accident in Japan's history.