Historically, coal mining has been a very dangerous activity and the list of historical coal mining disasters is a long ...


Dangers in the mining workplacefor Careermine. Find out how to, where to and what to do.


Many people are aware that the mining profession can be very dangerous, if only due to news stories about mining catastrophes.


Miners face a plethora of dangers working in what often amount to cramped, unsafe facilities. The threat of injury is almost constant, miners often being injured  ...


Apr 6, 2010 ... On average, 50 to 60 miners die in America on the job every year. What makes the job of a miner so dangerous? The latest West Virginia mine ...


While mining has become much safer in developed countries, it is still very risky in parts of the third world. In Congo, Nsinku Zihindula works 24 hour shifts ...


Oct 14, 2010 ... In the wake of the rescue of 33 Chilean miners, the BBC's Olivia Lang looks at the safety of mining around the world.


Sep 28, 2011 ... Five miners have now been killed in coal mines in the past month raising ... Polly Curtis examines how dangerous the modern coal industry is.


Environmental hazards are present during every step of the open-pit mining ... posing a significant risk to nearby ground and surface water sources (IAEA, 2005 ).