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2008-12-12 15:05:00

SCOTT DEPOT, W.Va., Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Coal Group, Inc. (NYSE: ICO) today announced that its Wolf Run Mining Company subsidiary will permanently close its idled Sago mine in Buckhannon, West Virginia.

2008-07-02 06:00:43

By Schimmoeller, Matthew When addressing crisis management there are several key guidelines to be upheld in order to maintain organization on a company's behalf and limit the negative consequences.

2006-05-03 14:50:18

By Jon Hurdle BUCKHANNON, West Virginia (Reuters) - A rescue worker who found the bodies of 12 miners in the Sago mine apologized to their families on Wednesday for erroneous initial reports that the miners were alive.

2006-05-03 12:11:56

By Jon Hurdle BUCKHANNON, West Virginia (Reuters) - A rescue worker who found the bodies of 12 miners in the Sago mine apologized to their families on Wednesday for erroneous initial reports that the miners were alive.

2006-01-23 15:59:01

By Tom Doggett and Lisa Lambert WASHINGTON (Reute

2006-01-23 12:19:52

By Tom Doggett and Lisa Lambert WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Bush administration on Monday defended the government's oversight of the Sago mine and said none of the previous safety problems cited at the West Virginia mine appeared to be the cause of the January 2 explosion that killed 12 miners.

2006-01-18 13:25:07

CHARLESTON, W., Virginia (Reuters) - The sole survivor of a West Virginia mining accident that killed 12 men this month has opened his eyes and is now in a light coma and showing signs of responding to his family, doctors said on Wednesday.

2006-01-05 18:51:25

By Jon Hurdle BUCKHANNON, W., Virginia (Reuters) - The sole survivor of a mine disaster that killed 12 men was in a coma on Thursday as residents of the tight-knit West Virginia community struggled to understand the latest tragedy in a dangerous profession.

2006-01-05 15:03:18

(Please read in seventh paragraph ... and was on dialysis to help his kidneys. He was also being treated for damage to his liver ... instead of ...

2006-01-05 15:20:28

By Jon Hurdle BUCKHANNON, W., Virginia (Reuters) - The sole survivor of a mine disaster that killed 12 men lay in a coma on Thursday as residents of the tight-knit West Virginia community struggled to understand the latest tragedy in the history of this dangerous profession.


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