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Mine Accident

Report: 18 Detained In Turkish Mine Disaster Probe

AP | DESMOND BUTLER | Posted 07.18.2014 | World

ISTANBUL (AP) — In the face of widespread anger over Turkey's worst mining disaster, prosecutors arrested three people, including a company manager,...

Turkey Clamps Down On Mine Disaster Protests As Death Toll Reaches 301

Reuters | Posted 07.17.2014 | World

By Humeyra Pamuk SOMA, Turkey, May 17 (Reuters) - Turkish police put the mining town of Soma on virtual lockdown on Saturd...

Death Toll In Ukraine Mining Accidents Reaches 37

AP | Posted 09.30.2011 | World

KIEV, Ukraine — Rescue workers have found the bodies of all the Ukrainian miners missing after accidents at two coal mines in the east of the co...

New Zealand Miners Dead; 'No One Would Have Survived' Says Official

AP | JOE MORGAN and RAY LILLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

GREYMOUTH, New Zealand — New Zealand held a national day of mourning Thursday for the 29 victims of its worst mining disaster in decades, while ...

Kentucky Mine Accident: 2 Workers Missing, Feared Dead

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

UPDATE 4PM ET 4/30/10 From the White House and President Barack Obama: I am deeply saddened by the loss of two miners in Kentucky, and my thoughts a...

Dan Froomkin

Obama On West Virginia Mine Explosion: Fault Lies With Mine Owners And Government, Too | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama, after meeting with his top labor and mining safety officials, declared today that last week's devastating mine explosion was triggere...