mining accidents

26 Miners Dead, 21 Missing in Chinese Coal Mine Blast

August 31, 2012, 1:58 am

A gas explosion at a coal mine in China’s Sichuan Province killed at least two dozen miners and left more than 20 trapped underground, state media said.

28 New Zealand Trapped Gold Miners Rescued

July 17, 2012, 6:57 pm

Twenty-eight gold miners in New Zealand were rescued after they were trapped underground following a fire in the mine.

Coal Mine Explosion Kills at Least 7 in China

July 9, 2012, 7:02 pm

A coal mine explosion killing at least 7 miners on July 8 was triggered by a coal and gas outburst, according to authorities via state-run media Xinhua.

Idaho Mine to Reopen After Fatal Accidents

June 1, 2012, 3:27 am

The Lucky Friday mine closed its shafts in late 2011, after three collapses in a nine-month period killed two mine workers.

Trapped Peruvian Miners Rescued After Six Days

April 11, 2012, 3:38 pm

Nine Peruvian miners who were trapped in a collapsed informal mine were rescued on Wednesday.

Freeing Trapped Miners Could Take Days, Says Peru

April 9, 2012, 2:11 pm

The Peruvian government said that it will likely take three more days to rescue nine miners trapped inside a tunnel after a landslide last Thursday.


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Wayne Dean Doyle