Members of an “uncontacted” tribe in the Amazon were reportedly killed by illegal miners.
Like the song made famous by country music legend, Loretta Lynn, I was a Coal Miner's Daughter. My Dad, Angelo Bruno, worked in the deep, dark, damp coal mines of Northeastern Pennsylvania from the time he was 15 years old.
But they're still only getting half the money they were supposed to.
Today, decades later, crowds still flock this remote region of the eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains, northeast of Yosemite, to visit Bodie. But it's not gold they seek -- it's a genuine ghost town experience.
This post has been updated with comment from the National Mining Association. Among other measures, the legislation would
As it grapples with a resurgence of black lung in many areas, the Labor Department recently announced it is updating and
The Labor Department has filed an application to the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission to have Coots put back
While the uncritical media reported that Illinois House members "bemoan the decline of the Illinois coal industry," it's a fact that Illinois is in the throes of an unprecedented and unmatched coal mining rush in the nation.
Young told management it was the company's job to make the worksite "as safe as possible." He also signed paperwork designating
When asked about Schwartz's death, the woman who answered the phone at Five Star Mining said the company wouldn't comment
The cuts are apparently already hampering MSHA's ability to enforce the law and recover fines. According to Mine Safety and
WASHINGTON -- The nation's miners will be among those paying a high price for Congressional sequestration, with the head
The claims have been mostly denied by Rob Moore, Chief Financial Officer of Murray Energy Company, which owns the mine. He