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  • Mining accident - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


    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,

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


    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 ...

  • Monongah mining disaster - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


    The Monongah mining disaster of Monongah, West Virginia, occurred on
    December 6, 1907, and has been described as "the worst mining disaster in
    American History". The explosion occurred in Fairmont Coal Company's No. 6
    and No. 8 mines.

  • MSHA Fact Sheet 95-8 - Historical Data on Mine Disasters in the ...


    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.

  • West Virginia Fatal Mining Accident Report Summaries


    Aug 8, 2016 ... 2015 Fatal Mining Accidents. (1) March 8, 2015 McElroy Coal Company, McElroy
    Mine (U00003383) Marshall County, WV (Murray American ...

  • U.S. Mine Disasters Fast Facts - CNN.com


    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 ...

  • China coal mine accident leaves 12 dead - CNN.com


    Mar 7, 2016 ... Hong Kong (CNN) A gas outburst in a Chinese coal mine trapped 13 people on
    Sunday, killing all but one of them, according to state media.

  • The world's worst coal mining disasters - Mining Technology


    May 16, 2014 ... While technological improvements and stricter safety regulations have reduced
    coal mining related deaths, accidents are still too common.

  • Registers of Mine Accidents - Pennsylvania Historical and Museum ...


    Records of the Department of Mines and Mineral Industries ... Links to PDF
    versions of Pennsylvania coal mine accident registers, providing documentation
    on ...

  • 5 years after a deadly coal mine disaster, what's changed? | Grist


    Apr 3, 2015 ... It was mid-afternoon on the Monday after Easter, April 5, 2010, when a 1,000-foot
    longwall shearer, a massive piece of industrial coal-mining ...