Stories tagged: mine explosion
Sat., May 20, 2017, 5:01 p.m.
Ex-coal CEO seeks vindication in blast after year in prison
After finishing a one-year prison sentence, a former West Virginia coal executive has wasted no time resuming a campaign for vindication in the deadliest U.S. mine disaster in four decades.
Thu., May 4, 2017, 8:06 a.m.
Reports: At least 35 killed in Iran coal mine explosion
A coal mine explosion that struck northern Iran killed at least 35 people, semi-official news agencies reported Thursday, as rescuers worked a second day to reach those trapped inside after …
Thu., April 8, 2010, 7:49 a.m.
Rescue at Upper Big Branch mine halted
Dangerous gases forced rescue crews to abandon the search Thursday for four coal miners missing since an explosion killed 25 colleagues in the worst U.S. mining disaster in more than …