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,
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 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.
Aug 8, 2016 ... 2015 Fatal Mining Accidents. (1) March 8, 2015 McElroy Coal Company, McElroy
Mine (U00003383) Marshall County, WV (Murray American ...
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 ...
May 16, 2014 ... While technological improvements and stricter safety regulations have reduced
coal mining related deaths, accidents are still too common.
Commentary and archival information about Mines and Mining from The New
York Times. ... Rescue Workers and Miners Are Killed in Russia Accident ... on
Sunday in a failed attempt to reach 26 stranded miners at a coal mine in Russia.
Records of the Department of Mines and Mineral Industries ... Links to PDF
versions of Pennsylvania coal mine accident registers, providing documentation