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MSHA chief pledges continued enforcement, outreach on behalf of nation's miners ARLINGTON, Va.,, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mining fatalities in the United States significantly increased in 2010, following a year marked by the fewest deaths in mining history, according to the U.S.
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China was hit by three separate coal mine disasters on the same day, with at least four workers confirmed dead. All three disasters occurred Wednesday, two of them in northwest Shaanxi Province and the third in central Henan Province, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported.
Gas exploded in a coal mine in northwest China's Shaanxi province, trapping 29 miners, officials said. The blast occurred late Wednesday in the shaft at the Yaotou mine in Chengcheng County in central Shaanxi, Xinhua reported quoting a provincial government spokesman.
WHEELING - J. Davitt McAteer, a vice president at Wheeling Jesuit University, is getting a national advocacy award from the American Public Health Association. McAteer will be honored later this month in California with the David P.
China has 25,000-strong mining rescuers BEIJING, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- China's mining rescue efforts have had solid achievements, with the number of rescue teams reaching 397 and trained rescuers reaching 25,000, according to the State Administration of Work Safety (SAWS).
Federal investigators concluded that an International Coal Group subsidiary lacked safeguards at a West Virginia mine where a miner was killed last May, according to a report issued Wednesday.
Authorities in China's Henan Province say seven men died when a tunnel in a coal mine collapsed in Luoyang City. Three other miners were missing after Saturday's collapse in central China, reported Xinhua, China's official news service.
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