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. February 20, 1946: Monopol Grimberg III/IV disaster in Bergkamen,
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 ...
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
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.
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.
Sep 27, 2016 ... 2015 Fatal Mining Accidents. (1) March 8, 2015 McElroy Coal Company, McElroy
Mine (U00003383) Marshall County, WV (Murray American ...
May 16, 2014 ... While technological improvements and stricter safety regulations have reduced
coal mining related deaths, accidents are still too common.
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.
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 ...
Aug 6, 2016 ... Thousands of miners die from mining accidents each year, especially in the
process of coal mining and hard rock mining. Generally speaking ...