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  • Mining accident - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


    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
    occur ...

  • Upper Big Branch Mine disaster - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


    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.

  • Sago Mine disaster - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


    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
    of ...

  • Monongah Mining disaster - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


    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.

  • Worst US Mine Disasters - USMRA.com


    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 ...

  • MSHA - Coal Mining: Fatalities For 2014


    "Fatality Overviews", slide shows regarding fatal accidents, are another part of the
    Mine Safety and Health Administration's program to share information with the ...

  • 1907 Fairmont Coal Company Mining Disaster - MSHA


    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
    on ...

  • Two dead in W.Va. coal mine accident - USA Today


    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.

  • World's Worst Mining Disasters - World News - About.com


    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.