Despite the incident happened 86 years ago, the emotional and economic wounds of Millfield coal mine explosion persist, but this photo essay is also a testimony to the resiliency of those who chose to stay and reassemble their lives from the ground up.
safety Mining News
China's coal mines continue to be among the deadliest in the world.
The infographic breaks down hazards threatening miners including powered haulage, machinery, exploding vessels, slips and falls.
Eleven of the 28 deaths last year occurred at coal mines, a sector that has seen employment decrease significantly in recent years, especially in Appalachia.
The site remained on fire on Thursday and the temperature inside the mine “could have reached 1,000 degrees” Celsius (over 1,600 Fahrenheit), according to rescue workers.
Last year alone 1,049 people were killed or went missing in mining-related accidents in China.
Data from Association of Workers' Compensation Board of Canada, shows a total of 69 Canadians have died in mining-related accidents since 2012.
Last year alone 1,049 people were killed or went missing in mining-related accidents in the nation, the world’s largest consumer of coal.
Kentucky had the most metal/non-metal mining deaths, and West Virgina registered the highest number of coal mining deaths.
After a seismic event triggered a fall of ground and fire at the Doornkop mine.
The accidents at Harmony this week are among the worst since a fire at a Gold Fields mine in 2012.
One other miner is still missing.
Company says conditions underground remain challenging due to smoke and small landslides.
Report and conference provides opportunity to collate ideas, themes and opportunities to improve.
The blast took place Friday morning at Shibanpo coal mine, located in Southwest China's Guizhou province.
The accident may cause Evraz a 15% decrease in its coal output.
A deadly explosion at a coal mine in the remote Russian Far North, within the Arctic Circle, left 18 people dead so far, said Monday the country’s Emergency Situations Ministry.
Donald Adams, 51, was also charged with reckless endangerment for the incident that happened while other 117 miners were working inside the mine.
The search for two workers missing after a landslide mid-morning yesterday at a quarry 50-kms north of Montreal was resumed Wednesday morning with no results so far.
SInce the industry remains cautious about the strength of global economic recovery, miners have begun looking inward, especially in regards to labour.
200 Canadian workers suffering job related eye injuries a day is no laughing matter, but a video meant to drill job safety into the consciousness of young workers and their managers is and you can watch it at MINING.com.
Twenty miners are trapped underground due to a fire at PotashCorp’s Rocanville mine in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan, about 230 kilometres east of Regina
South African miner Harmony Gold has suspended all drilling and blasting activities at its Joel mine, following a fatal underground explosion on Wednesday afternoon.
The Mexican government halted operations at the coal mines in the northern state of Coahuila on Thursday due to safety issues that have already caused the death of 13 coal miners in the last three weeks.
The University of Utah created a new Center for Mining Safety and Health Excellence to help those who depend on the mining industry, university President David Pershing announced.