Coal Mine Disaster

Any explosion, collapse, or flood in a coal mine that results in a significant loss of life
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BaygE-l, 20, is fighting a lone battle after losing her husband, Hayrullah BaygE-l, in the Soma coal mine disaster last year.
Hundreds of labourers die on the job every year in Turkey and its lax worker safety record has come under increased scrutiny since May, when a coal mine disaster killed 301 workers in the western town of Soma, the country's worst industrial accident in history.
Meanwhile, anti-government protests have remained a regular fixture of Turkey's social and political landscape so far this year, with the Soma coal mine disaster on May 13 just one example of a recent catalyst for renewed bouts of nationwide unrest.
At the meeting, the Turkish ambassador handed over a thank-you letter to al-Raie from the Turkish Parliament's Speaker Cemil Cicek on the condolence letter on the victims of the coal mine disaster occurred last month in Turkey.
Colombo, May 16 -- President Mahinda Rajapaksa has expressed shock and sadness over the coal mine disaster in Soma, Turkey, about 150 miles south of Istanbul, last Tuesday (13th May 2014), which has up to now claimed the lives of over 280 miners and left several others injured.
ANGER erupted against the Turkish government yesterday after a deadly coal mine disaster that killed at least 274 in the west of the country.
Reuters) - Furious Turks heckled Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan and jostled his entourage on Wednesday as protests erupted in several cities over a coal mine disaster in which at least 274 people died, making it the worst industrial accident in the nation's history.
Besides, if lawmakers couldn't come together on a bill after Upper Big Branch, the worst coal mine disaster in 40 years, it won't now either.
They include the terrible loss of life at Birmingham's coal mine disaster and the young age of the munitions workers who died in an explosion in Victorian Aston.
Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) recently completed its investigation of Massey Energy's Upper Big Branch (UBB) coal mine disaster that killed 29 miners in West Virginia last year (see This Month in Coal, p.
Qujing, Yunnan, Dhu-AlHijjah 14, 1432, Nov 10, 2011, SPA -- Killing 20 miners and trapping another 23, a powerful gas burst in an illegally-operated coal mine in southwest China on Thursday brought about the second deadly Chinese coal mine disaster in a week, raising the alarm for mining safety in the country.
The Upper Big Branch coal mine disaster put a critical spotlight on the inadequacies of worker safety in U.