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  • Mining accident - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mining_accident

    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,
    Illinois.

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

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Upper_Big_Branch_Mine_disaster

    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 ...

  • Sago Mine disaster - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sago_Mine_disaster

    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
     ...

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

    http://arlweb.msha.gov/MSHAINFO/FactSheets/MSHAFCT8.htm

    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

    http://www.wvminesafety.org/fatal97.htm

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

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

    http://www.cnn.com/2013/07/13/us/u-s-mine-disasters-fast-facts/

    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 ...

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

    http://www.mining-technology.com/features/feature-world-worst-coal-min...

    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 ...

    http://www.phmc.state.pa.us/bah/dam/rg/di/r45_MineAccidentRegisters/r4...

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

  • Former coal CEO sentenced to a year in prison after 2010 West ...

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2016/04/06/former-c...

    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.

  • Coal mining disasters - SourceWatch

    http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php/Coal_mining_disasters

    Coal mining accidents can occur in the process of mining coal, and have a
    variety of causes, including leaks of poisonous ...