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Mining Accidents

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...

65 Miners Trapped

AP | Posted 07.22.2012 | World

HARARE, Zimbabwe -- Sixty-five miners are awaiting rescue underground at a platinum mine on Tuesday after conveyor equipment collapsed in southern Zim...

Chile Miners KILLED Weeks After Mine Rescue

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Just two weeks after a dramatic rescue of 33 miners in Chile, two miners have been killed in the same region, reports the AP. Said Mariano Garrido of ...

Chinese Mines Are Among World's Deadliest

AP | Charles Hutzler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Digging coal deep underground, Luo Xianglai learned to listen hard to the sounds the rocks made when struck with his pickax. A dull thud usually mean...