U.S. Labor Department announces $1.15 million Crandall Canyon disaster settlement

A settlement in the "tragedy that should have never happened" is awaiting final approval by a federal judge.

Crandall Canyon victims' families call plea bargain deal ‘a slap in the face'

"I can't believe what the [U.S. Attorney] did. We are emotional and at a loss for words. I wish they had not done anything. It would have been better than this"-- victim's sister Gayle McDonald.

Communicating in the Face of Disaster

The mining sector is no stranger to disasters and accidents. In the United States between 50 and 100 miners lose their lives each year working to extract resources. Mining companies cannot control the nature of […]