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Sago mine disaster Victims

Sago Mine Disaster

The Sago Mine disaster is one of the world’s most tragic mine disasters. Twenty-nine coal miners went underground at International Coal Group’s Sago Mine near Buckhannon in Upshur County, West...

Moura No 4 Mine Disaster showing conveyor damage following explosion

Remembering Moura No 4 mine disaster

At about 11:05 a.m. on 16th July 1986 an explosion occurred in Moura No. 4 Underground Mine in Central Queensland. That explosion later to be known as the Moura No 4 mine disaster claimed the lives...

Afghanistan coal mine flag

Afghanistan coal mine explosion | 18 feared dead

An Afghanistan coal mine explosion has killed 18 mineworkers in the countries Samangan province. According to local news media, two workers were killed immediately from the blast on the exterior of...

Mineworker tells of explosion in coal mine

A former mine manager has told of how he survived a coal mine explosion at the Sirius Creek Mine in 1969. Col King talks with the Mine Safety Institute’s Mark Parcell regarding what it was like...

Frictional ignition warning at coal mines

Frictional ignitions at a Queensland underground

The Queensland Mines Inspectorate has issued an alert regarding recent frictional ignition events at a Queensland mine. In a brief issued to industry on the 14th April 2020, a senior undergound mines...

Underground coal mine explosion kills four

Four mine workers have been killed in an underground coal mine explosion in Pakistan’s northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. A further two mine workers have been recovered from the mine alive...

AMSJ April 2022