Most of the coal mine disasters around the world were caused by gas and coal dust explosions. Image Courtesy of Truthout.org. Coal mining accounts for most of the fatal mining disasters.
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After the Boom. Eastern Christians cling to their faith as time runs out on the former coal towns of Pennsylvania, reports Jacqueline Ruyak with photographs by Cody Christopulos
There was a time when there were more than 20,000 company stores using scrip in pace of, or in addition to, cash wages in North America.(*1) It has been estimated that around 75% of all the scrip that was used was used by coal companies in Eastern Kentucky, West Virginia and Virginia.
West Virginia Office of Miners' Health Safety and Training A Brief History of Coal and Health and Safety Enforcement in West Virginia
Bermuda's History from 1800 to 1899 British naval base for the July 1814 attack on Washington DC and burning of the White House and Southern supporter in US Civil War
DEVELOPING A COMPREHENSIVE EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS PLANNING MANUAL FOR UNDERGROUND MINING OPERATIONS West Virginia Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training and West Virginia University – Mining Extension Service
This is a guest post by Steve Srocco. The opinions expressed in this post do not necessarily represent those of Dennis Coyne or Ron Patterson.
This is the index to an online history of Nova Scotia which gives special attention to Communications and Transportation.
The historian on J.D. Vance, colonial logic, and the end of coal in the region that outsiders love to imagine but can't seem to understand.
A magnificent view into the Bluestone River Gorge, Appalachian Spring colors in southern West Virginia, and one of the state's very best road bowling roads, combine for an unforgettable weekend.
Over the past quarter century, we have come to realize that there is more to life than material goods and services, that "some of the best things in life are free."
The true costs of coal, natural gas, and other fossil fuels aren't always obvious—but their impacts can be disastrous.
Suburbanizing History: Northern Virginia's Identity Crisis The new elites of metro D.C. didn't care much about preserving the culture of my family's home.
"We're going to fight for you like I promised I would in the campaign," the president told a group of miners in February, assuring them that his agenda would bring back coal jobs.
Buckhannon is the only incorporated city in, and the county seat of, Upshur County, West Virginia, United States, and is located along the Buckhannon River.The population was 5,639 at the 2010 census.
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Tesla big battery steps in after big Loy Yang coal unit trips, and arrests and reverses a dramatic fall in frequency - before the contracted coal unit had time to respond.
The Sago Mine disaster was a coal mine explosion on January 2, 2006, at the Sago Mine in Sago, West Virginia, United States, near the Upshur County seat of Buckhannon.The blast and collapse trapped 13 miners for nearly two days; only one survived.
This is a guest post by "Political Economist" and does not necessarily represent the opinions of Ron Patterson. World Energy 2016-2050: Annual Report
Port Manteaux churns out silly new words when you feed it an idea or two. Enter a word (or two) above and you'll get back a bunch of portmanteaux created by jamming together words that are conceptually related to your inputs.
At the dawn of the 20th century, coal was the fuel that powered the nation. Yet few Americans thought much about the men who blasted the black rock from underground and hauled it to the surface. The Mine Wars tells the overlooked story of the miners in the mountains of southern West Virginia ...
Jul 12, 2013 · December 6, 1907 - Worst coal mine disaster in US history: 362 miners are killed in an explosion at the Monongah Nos. 6 and 8 Coal Mines in Monongah, West Virginia. November 13, 1909 - 259 miners are killed in a fire at the Cherry Mine in Cherry, Illinois. October 22, 1913 - An explosion kills 263 ...
UNDERGROUND TUNNELS AND ENTRANCES KENTUCKY PIKEVILLE - Strange disappearances in the Truck Coal Mine 3 miles east of town. Two boys seen entering the mine disappear even though their lamp is found abandoned at the entrance.