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Mine disasters.

Mine disasters.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration, National Mine Health and Safety Academy in [Beckley, W. Va.?] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Mine accidents -- United States.,
    • Mineral industries -- Accidents -- United States.,
    • Mine safety -- United States.,
    • Accidents, Occupational -- United States -- Chronology.,
    • Accidents, Occupational -- United States -- Collected Works.,
    • Mining -- United States -- Chronology.,
    • Mining -- United States -- Collected Works.,
    • Disasters -- United States -- Chronology.,
    • Disasters -- United States -- Collected Works.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesOther training materials
      GenreChronology., Collected Works.
      ContributionsNational Mine Health and Safety Academy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTN311 .M58 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination55 p. :
      Number of Pages55
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3628895M
      LC Control Number2002418970
      OCLC/WorldCa47267651

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10 Books About Mining Accidents And Disasters 1. Fire and Brimstone by Michael Punke. Sparked more than two thousand feet below ground, the fire spewed flames, smoke, 2.

The Underworld by Kevin Canty. Copper Sky by Milana Marsenich. Set in the Copper Camp. "A precise and devastating account that peers into the dark mouths of the El Bordo mine as if they were the gates of hell.

In these pages, Yuri Herrera paints a portrait of poverty and neglect and reveals, once again, the way exploitation and abuse lurk at the source of all violence." ―Alia Trabucco Zerán, author of The RemainderReviews: 1. Gregg Olsen skillfully captures the details of Sunshine Mine, its ill-fated miners, the friends and family left behind, and the disaster itself with the intimacy of an insider, making you feel the smoke, the heat, the confinement, and, ultimately, the terror of that May day in /5().

out of 5 stars Great book if you want all the details about the mine disaster in Monongah WV Reviewed in the United States on Janu Verified Purchase/5(20).

The book masterfully tells the story of the mining disaster in Butte, Montana and the dramatic rescue efforts as well as the aftermath of the accident/5(82). Mine disasters. book story of Farmington Mine No.

9 belongs on everybody’s book shelf. Seventy-eight miners died during a disaster that rocked West Virginia’s coal fields 43 years ago--propelling front page headlines across the USA and a trail of safety concerns across the s: Riveting book about the Pike River mine tragedy that claimed 29 lives on the West Coast of New Zealand in The book highlights the mind-blowing acts of incompetence and stupidity that led to the tragedy.

flag 1 like Like see review Houlahan houlahan rated it it was amazing/5(29). The term "mine disaster" historically has been applied to mine accidents claiming five or more lives. Mine disasters, in this sense, once were appallingly common.

For instance, the single year of saw 18 coal mine disasters, plus two more disasters in the metal and nonmetal mining industry. A mining accident is an accident that occurs during the process of mining minerals or metals.

Thousands of miners die from mining accidents each year, especially from underground coal mining, although accidents also occur in hard rock mining is considered much more hazardous than hard rock mining due to flat-lying rock strata, generally incompetent rock, the presence of methane.

By Cory Carpenter. Text. Mining has always been hard, dirty, and above all dangerous work. This monument memorializes one of the worst tragedies ever to strike the Silver Valley, the Sunshine Mine Disaster of   Book tells inside story of Chilean mine disaster.

Some work well with others and some don't, and not even surviving a disaster that could have killed them all doesn't change that. Tobar excels.

The coal mine fire of November killed men and boys. It remains the third worst coal mine disaster in American history. The page book contains photographs of the disaster, as well as the complete story. There are stories of tragedy and of heroism, including the rescue of 21 men who were tapped in the burning mine for eight days.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Upper Big Branch Mine disaster occurred on April 5, roughly 1, feet ( m) underground in Raleigh County, West Virginia at Massey Energy 's Upper Big Branch coal mine located in Montcoal. Twenty-nine out of thirty-one miners at the site were killed.

The coal dust explosion occurred at pm. Although deep mining still operated in Luzerne County until the early ’s mining employment plunged f in to 2,11 in Hank Rogers Many reminders of the Knox Mine Disaster still exist, including this rusting hulk of a railroad hopper carried down the Susquehanna by the flood.

Springhill mining disaster may refer to any of three Canadian mining disasters that occurred in, and in different mines within the Springhill coalfield, near the town of Springhill in Cumberland County, Nova Scotia. The mines in the Springhill coalfield were established in the 19th century, and by the early s were being worked by the Cumberland Coal & Railway Company Ltd.

The Sago Mine disaster was a coal mine explosion on January 2,at the Sago Mine in Sago, West Virginia, United States, near the Upshur County seat of blast and collapse trapped 13 miners for nearly two days; only one survived. It was the worst mining disaster in the United States since the Jim Walter Resources Mine disaster in Alabama on Septemand the worst.

Advance Praise for 47 Down "A gripping mystery story: Will the men trapped deep underground in a mine by fire be reached by rescuers in time. And why do these mining disasters occur, and reoccur, in our nation's history?"-Gerald M. Stern, author of The Buffalo Creek Disaster "This is as much a story about journalism as it is about a mine disaster/5(3).

Hopes for Miners Fading. Head of Rescue Crew Killed by Gas in Tunnel Report of disaster in Ogden Standard Examiner published on day of disaster. Dead Brought from Mine. Rescue Workers Give up All Hope of Finding Any Survivors at Castle Gate Published in Ogden Standard Examiner Ma   The foundation of the disaster was laid nearly a century before, when the Merthyr Vale Colliery, a coal mine, was opened in the area.

Wales had become famous for coal mining. E-book (Other formats: Paperback) 6 x 9, 30 illustrations 07/24/ Additional Materials. About the Book Death Underground: The Centralia and West Frankfort Mine Disasters examines two of the most devastating coal mine disasters in United States history since In two southern Illinois towns only forty miles apart.

The Sunshine Mine Disaster was the largest hard rock mining disaster since the fire in Butte, Montana. The disaster occurred nearly half a century ago, but this is one horrific tragedy that will never be forgotten. Orin Blomberg/Flickr.The second worst mining disaster in West Virginia occurred 28 April when the No.

5 mine at Eccles, WV exploded. A cemetery monument placed in honor of the men who died lists names. However, Pauline Haga in her book, Raleigh County WV Death Records Vol. 3gives the count as deaths due to the explosion.

Darr Mine Disaster, Decem Jon Dawson. Pennsylvania's rich coal mining heritage has led to many mining accidents over the years, but the Darr Mine Disaster is remembered as the worst in the state's history.

An explosion inside the mine caused men and boys to lose their lives inside the mine where they remain entombed.