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2008-09-11 09:00:33

MEZHDURECHENSK, Russia, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mechel OAO , one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, announces that a new long wall face has been commissioned at the Olzherasskaya-Novaya Mine, at its Southern Kuzbass OAO coal mining subsidiary.

2008-08-21 12:01:12

Unico, Incorporated (OTCBB: UNCO), a natural resource company in the precious metals mining sector, today announced the recent progress of underground rehabilitation work at the Deer Trail Mine in Marysvale, Utah.

2008-08-10 12:00:25

By Jens Dana Deseret News EUREKA, Juab County -- Plans to bury or seal 116 abandoned mines near this semi-ghost town are drawing opposition from groups saying Utah's mining legacy is getting the shaft.

2008-08-08 03:00:32

SALT LAKE CITY - The collapse of the Crandall Canyon mine one year ago was so extensive, federal officials found no other mining disaster in the past 50 years to compare to it.

2008-08-06 00:00:28

By CHUCK STINNETT The Gleaner (270) 831-8343 or cstinnett@thegleaner.com As part of the single largest work force hiring in the region in a decade and the opening of the biggest coal mine in at least two generations, Henderson Community College is preparing for a pair of job fairs in the coming weeks.

2008-07-29 00:00:34

By Ken Ward Jr. Five months before the Crandall Canyon Mine disaster in Utah, mine officials told a federal inspector about a massive "bump" that blew out two entire coal pillars. But the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration never investigated the accident.

2008-07-28 09:01:19

By Associated Press Utah's largest coal producer will bypass $100 million of coal to avoid the kind of danger that led to the collapse at Crandall Canyon. Arch Coal Inc. decided to pull back where a coal seam dips nearly 3,000 feet underground. The Utah Geological Survey says St.

2008-07-26 00:00:30

By The Associated Press PRICE, Utah (AP) - The operator of a collapsed Utah mine violated safety protocols by cutting coal pillars that should have been left standing to prevent cave-ins, federal regulators said Thursday.The officials said a subsidiary of Ohio-based Murray Energy Corp.

2008-07-24 21:00:29

SOUTH MILWAUKEE, Wis., July 24, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Bucyrus International, Inc.


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