A mining accident is an accident that occurs during the process of mining
minerals. Thousands .... 1,549 workers died, in the worst coal mine accident ever
in the world. December 21, 1951: Orient 2 coal mine explosion in West Frankfort,
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Upper_Big_Branch_Mine_disa... - 7 hours ago
Coordinates: 37°56′14″N 81°32′37″W / 37.937256°N 81.543572°W /
37.937256; -81.543572 The Upper Big Branch Mine disaster occurred on April 5,
2010 roughly 1,000 feet (300 m) underground in Raleigh County, West Virginia at
Massey Energy's Upper Big Branch coal mine located in Montcoal ...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sago_Mine_disaster - 21 hours ago
The Sago Mine disaster was a coal mine explosion on January 2, 2006, at the
Sago Mine in Sago, West Virginia, United States, near the Upshur County seat of
Among the disasters in 1907 was history's worst--the Monongah coal mine ...
Today, mine accidents resulting in five or more deaths are no longer common.
2015 Fatal Mining Accidents. (1) March 8, 2015 McElroy Coal Company, McElroy
Mine (U00003383) Marshall County, WV (Murray American Energy, Inc.) A ...
Rescue Workers and Miners Are Killed in Russia Accident ... were killed on
Sunday in a failed attempt to reach 26 stranded miners at a coal mine in Russia.
May 16, 2014 ... While technological improvements and stricter safety regulations have reduced
coal mining related deaths, accidents are still too common.
Jul 13, 2013 ... December 6, 1907 - Worst coal mine disaster in U.S. history: 362 miners are
killed in an explosion at the Monongah Nos. 6 and 8 Coal Mines in ...
Records of the Department of Mines and Mineral Industries ... Links to PDF
versions of Pennsylvania coal mine accident registers, providing documentation
Apr 6, 2016 ... The massive coal dust explosion at the Upper Big Branch coal mine, ...
authorities to be the country's worst coal mining disaster in decades.