Latest Crandall Canyon Mine Stories
A new University of Utah study has identified hundreds of previously unrecognized small aftershocks that happened after Utah's deadly Crandall Canyon mine collapse in 2007. The aftershocks suggest the collapse was as big – and perhaps bigger – than shown in another study by the university in 2008.
SOMERSET, Colo., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) and the U.S.
JULIAN, W.Va., June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) announced today it has sued the U.S.
University of Utah scientists devised a new way to find miners trapped by cave-ins. The method involves installing iron plates and sledgehammers at regular intervals inside mines, and sensitive listening devices on the ground overhead.
By Tim Huber A coal company belonging to Bob Murray, the mine owner who entered the national spotlight last year when nine people died in a Utah mine, was fined $1.46 million Wednesday by federal regulators for safety violations at an Illinois operation.
By Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- A coal company belonging to Bob Murray, the mine owner who entered the national spotlight last year when nine people died in a Utah mine, was fined $1.46 million Wednesday by federal regulators for safety violations at an Illinois operation.
To: ENERGY EDITORS Contact: Kim Link, +1-314-994-2936, or Greg Schaefer, +1-307-689- 7917, both of Arch Coal, Inc. WELLINGTON, Utah, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ACI) and the U.S.
A subsidiary of Murray Energy Corp., faulted by federal officials for the Crandall Canyon mine cave-in that killed six miners last year, is fighting a worker's compensation claim filed by the family of one of the victims.
WASHINGTON - Federal mining officials asked prosecutors Wednesday to decide whether criminal charges are warranted in the deaths of nine people in last year's collapse of the Crandall Canyon mine in Utah.
Forty-seven coal miners were killed on the job in 2006, the worst year for mining deaths since 1995. Those deaths, especially the high-profile disaster at Sago Mine in central West Virginia where a dozen miners were killed, pressured Congress to beef up mine safety rules.
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