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Mining Accident

No Death Is Ordinary: Soma Work Massacre in Turkey

Nukhet A. Sandal | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics
Nukhet A. Sandal

The recent mining tragedy in Turkey has cost hundreds of lives, and the death toll is rising by every hour. This is everything but an ordinary accident. Death is not in the nature of the job, but it is the result of decisions conveniently not taken.

Mining Accident Leaves 2 Dead, 20 Injured

AP | Posted 11.18.2013 | Denver

OURAY, Colo. (AP) — Two workers were killed and 20 others were injured Sunday in a mining accident near the southwestern Colorado town of Ouray. Th...

The World's Deadliest Profession: Coal Miners Pay for China's Economic Miracle

Richard Schiffman | Posted 03.04.2012 | World
Richard Schiffman

Into the Light is a must see for anyone who wants to find out what is going on below the dazzling, high-tech surface of modern China.

Second Deadly Mining Accident In A Week Kills At Least 20 In China

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

BEIJING -- Hundreds of rescuers took turns descending into an illegally operated coal mine Thursday to search for 23 Chinese miners trapped by a gas l...

Wales: Fourth Miner's Body Found In Flooded Coal Mine

AP | DANICA KIRKA | Posted 11.16.2011 | World

LONDON — Rescue workers found the body of a fourth miner in a flooded coal mine in south Wales on Friday, dashing hopes that the last trapped mi...