A mining accident is an accident that occurs during the process of mining minerals.Thousands of miners die from mining accidents each year, especially from underground coal mining, although hard rock mining is not immune from accidents.
History in Morgantown, WV
History in Morgantown, WV. Greater Morgantown is rich with national and local history! With attractions such as the Preston County Buckwheat Festival, West Virginia University Mountaineer Week, a walking audio tour of Downtown Morgantown and Arthurdale New Deal community, you'll gain a better understanding of how the area became what it is today.
Coal Miner Killed in Fayette County, Bringing Total Number of ...
West Virginia mining officials say that a 28-year-old equipment operator for a coal mining company has died. The Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training says the incident occurred about 3 p.m. Tuesday on property owned by Blackhawk Mining in Boone County.
An early history of the building of ... - West Virginia
An early history of the building of Chesapeake and Ohio Railway (C&O Railroad) into West Virginia (WV).
Preliminary Accident Reports, Fatality Alerts, and Fatal ...
Find current and historical Preliminary Accident Reports, Fatality Alerts, and Fatal Accident Reports for coal and metal/nonmetal mines. Access quarterly and annual summaries of mining fatalities along with associated best practices and preventative recommendations.
WV Judicial System Judges - courtswv.gov
Circuit Court Judges. This is an up-to-date list of the Circuit Court judges. They are listed in alphabetical order. Select a judge from the drop-down below to review their profile.
West Virginia Coal Mining - WVGenWeb Project
More information on the coal mines of West Virginia is one of the most frequent requests made. If you have information you would like to share with others, please send it to Gracie Stover.
Find Coal Miners or Get a Coal Mining Job
welcome to coal miners for hire new forum for listing please use the forum link below to go to the forum list yourself and delete yourself
SOUTHERN WEST VIRGINIA COALFIELDS - coalcampusa.com
dedicated to all the people in the southern west virginia coal industry. winding gulf coalfield raleigh and wyoming counties. new river coalfield fayette and raleigh counties ...
Community Impacts of Mountaintop Removal – Appalachian Voices
A community in Wise County, Virginia sits at the base of a mountaintop removal coal mine. Photo by Jamie Goodman
Coal Mining History - West Virginia Office of Miners' Health ...
West Virginia Office of Miners' Health Safety and Training A Brief History of Coal and Health and Safety Enforcement in West Virginia
iLoveMountains.org -- End Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining
iLoveMountains.org is the product of 14 local, state, and regional organizations across Appalachia that are working together to end mountaintop removal coal mining and create a prosperous future for the region.
Coal River Mountain Watch
Join us tomorrow for a hemp workshop. Coal River Hemp is hosting a workshop at noon, March 31, at the Judy Bonds Center for Appalachian Preservation, 7503 Coal River Road, Naoma, WV. Food and drinks
Ghost Towns of the New River Gorge
Ghost Towns of the New River Gorge: Explore the abandoned coal mining towns of West Virginia's New River Gorge
West Virginia History OnView | WVU Libraries
WVRHC's growing online collection of 50,000+ historic images pertaining to West Virginia and the central Appalachian region, digitized from the Center's extensive physical collection
UNDERGROUND COAL MINING: FACTORS, COST ... - The Coal Institute
Introduction This presentation explores the recent history and current trend of underground coal mining methods and production, planning and timing,
NSR Permits for Review
Title V Permits; NSR Application Forms; General Permit Registration; Title V Guidance and Forms; Title IV (Acid Rain) Permit Levels for 45CSR13; Title V Permit Applications
Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety ...
Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2017 17-2151 Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers. Conduct sub-surface surveys to identify the characteristics of potential land or mining development sites.
The Greater Bluefield Chamber of Commerce | Bluefield, WV and ...
About Our Area. This greater Bluefield area was shaped in its early days by a rich tradition of railroading and mining, referred to as the "Gateway to the Southern Coalfields."
Monongah mining disaster - Wikipedia
The Monongah mining disaster of Monongah, West Virginia, occurred on December 6, 1907, and has been described as "the worst mining disaster in American History".The explosion occurred in Fairmont Coal Company's No. 6 and No. 8 mines.
West Virginia Mining History Opening page
West Virginia Office of Miners' Health Safety and Training. WV Mining History and General Interest