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Miner Deaths

Dave Jamieson

Fourth Miner Killed Since Shutdown Began

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An Indiana coal miner was killed after being struck and pinned down by a shuttle car in an underground mine on Friday, making his the fo...

For Every Rescued Miner In Chile, Hundreds Far Less Lucky

nytimes.com | ELISABETH ROSENTHAL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Mining is one of the world's most hazardous professions, with a checkered safety record. For every miner who was rescued before the cameras this week,...