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Mine Collapse

Honduras Official: 11 Miners Still Trapped After Gold Mine Collapse

AP | Posted 07.04.2014 | World

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) -- An official withdrew his report that eight miners had been rescued from a small, wildcat gold mine in southern Honduras,...

13 Deadly Workplace Disasters

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 04.30.2013 | Business

The world witnessed two of the most devastating workplace disasters in recent memory this month, as the explosion of a fertilizer plant in Texas and c...

LOOK: The Children Who Work India's Rat-Hole Coal Mines

Agence France Presse | Ammu Kannampilly | Posted 04.23.2013 | World

Thirteen-year-old Sanjay Chhetri has a recurring fear: that one day, the dark, dank mine where he works will cave in and bury him alive.Like thousands...

The Great Wait: Survival Secrets of the 33 Miners Trapped in Chile

Ben Sherwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ben Sherwood

The miners call it Hell. The only thing missing is the fire and brimstone. Half a mile underground in northern Chile, 33 men are trapped in a cramped shelter where the temperature is a constant 85 degrees.

How 2 Days Of Rations Stretched More Than 2 Weeks In Collapsed Mine

AP | BRADLEY BROOKS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

COPIAPO, Chile — Put on a show. Play cards. Sing. Get exercise. And whatever you do, don't get too fat to squeeze through the escape tunnel. Ch...

Poor Engineering Primed Utah Mine For Massive Collapse, Feds Say

Salt Lake Tribune | Robert Gehrke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Federal investigators determined that major engineering deficiencies left the Crandall Canyon coal mine primed for a massive pillar collapse, and tha...