• The untold story of how the buried Chilean miners survived

    Jorge Galleguillos, a veteran miner at the San José Mine in Chile’s Atacama Desert, was working 2,000 feet below the Earth’s surface when he saw what he thought was a butterfly. His coworker ...

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  • 15 Miners Trapped in Illegal Coal Mine in India Are Feared ...

    Nearly two weeks after 15 miners became trapped in an illegal coal mine in northeastern India, rescue efforts to save them have been hampered by more flooding. A shaft of the illegally constructed ...

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  • Digging for Hope: Inside an Ohio coal mine YouTube

    Mar 29, 2017· Matt Beaver and other miners describe their difficult working conditions and how they hope President Donald Trump can save their struggling industry. ... Digging for Hope: Inside an Ohio coal mine ...

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  • Chile miners rescue: as it happened Telegraph

    Oct 12, 2010· Chile miners rescue: as it happened Live updates of the rescue attempt to free the 33 trapped Chile miners who have been stranded in the San Jose mine since August 5.

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  • Rescue ‘just hours away’ for Chilean miners Coal Tattoo

    A police officer plays racquet ball with children, relatives of trapped, miners at the San Jose Mine, near Copiapo, Chile, Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010. Andres Sougarett, the Chilean engineer leading the rescue effort, said all would be in place at midnight Tuesday to begin the rescue of the miners.

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  • Relive the moments: 33 Chilean miners rescued alive 5 ...

    Oct 13, 2015· Relive the moments: 33 Chilean miners rescued alive 5 years ago. Tuesday marks the fiveyear anniversary of the 2010 rescue of 33 miners after a mine collapsed in the Atacama region of northern Chile.

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  • When were the Chilean miners trapped by a cavein, how ...

    THE Copiapó mining accident, known globally as the Chilean mining accident, initially began on August 5, 2010, with a cavein at the San José copper–gold mine in northern Chile.

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  • Chilean Mining Disaster: 69 Days in 2010 Parade

    Chilean Mining Disaster: 69 Days in 2010 ... The exuberant families of the trapped miners, the people of Chile and the country’s government rallied behind a massive outpouring of global support ...

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  • The world''s worst coal mining disasters

    The Mitsui Miike coal mine explosion on 9 November 1963, was the second deadliest coal mining disaster in Japan after the Mitsubishi Hojyo Coal Mine Disaster in 1914. 458 miners were killed in the accident and 833 were injured. It was a coal dust explosion around 500m below the mine…

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  • Coal Miners

    Ukrainian immigrant Nick Gurski began working in the Boone County coal mines in the 1920s. Eventually, his sons and grandsons also worked in the mines. Meanwhile, his wife Mary operated the Nellis boarding house for foreignborn miners. Coal mining is …

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  • A ''miracle'' in Chile, but mining accidents are often ...

    Oct 14, 2010· * This month, five miners died in a collapse at a coal mine in northeast Colombia (link in Spanish). * In August, while the 33 Chile miners were trapped underground, an explosion at a wildcat gold mine in a remote jungle in Venezuela killed six miners. Miners …

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  • Coal mining: West ia''s coal industry has a dark past

    Mining was extremely dangerous. Without government regulation or labor rights, miners worked 16hour days. An estimated 95,000 miners died in the nation’s coal mines from 1900 to 1950, according to Mine Safety and Health Administration records.

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  • How the Trapped Chilean Miners Survived on Limited ...

    The trapped miners were also at an advantage because metal mines inherently provide a safer atmosphere than coal ones, generally free of methane, a harmful gas found in coal mines. "The oxygen in a metal mine is only going to be depleted by the people breathing themselves," Urosek says.

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  • Chile and coal SourceWatch

    New coal mines. In July 2010, the Minera Isla Reisco company a joint venture between Chilean fuel distributor and forest company conglomerate Copec and the shipping company Ultramar announced that its new Mina Invierno coal mine, in the country''s Southern Region X11, would replace "close to 30% of [coal] imports."It is one of three coal concessions on the island that was privatised in 2008.

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  • 2010 Copiapó mining accident Wikipedia

    The 2010 Copiapó mining accident, also known then as the "Chilean mining accident", began on Thursday, 5 August 2010 with a cavein at the San José copper–gold mine, located in the Atacama Desert 45 kilometers (28 mi) north of the regional capital of Copiapó, in northern Chile. Thirtythree men, trapped 700 meters (2,300 ft) underground ...

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  • The Incredible Story Of Chilean Miners Rescued From The ...

    Oct 29, 2014· The disaster began on a day shift around lunchtime at a mine in Chile''s Atacama Desert: Miners working deep inside a mountain, excavating for copper, gold and other minerals, started feeling ...

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  • Chile miners CNN

    The rescue of all 33 miners in Chile impacted people from around the world who watched the live coverage. At a bar in Bangkok, regulars toasted the Chile mine effort with Pisco Sours, Chile''s ...

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