Russia: At least 51 people killed in Siberian coal mine blast

Europe 11/26/21, 15:39

A Siberian coal mine explosion killed at least 51 people in Russia on Thursday, Nov. 25. According to Russian officials, miners and rescue personnel were killed 820 feet deep in the Listvyazhnaya mine site in the Kemerovo area. When the explosion occurred in the Listvyazhnaya mine early on Thursday morning, smoke immediately ...

Coal industry seeks miners in the face of soaring global demand

U.S. 10/08/21, 15:29

The coal industry is experiencing an unprecedented boom given the sharp increase in global energy consumption, prompting mining companies to offer better incentives to attract more workers. Miners could be earning as much as $100,000 a year, and companies are now offering childcare for their children in an effort to take ...

Unemployed West Virginian coal miners train as beekeepers to earn extra cash

U.S. 03/04/20, 11:19

The U.S. coal industry is no longer a thriving one and has led to thousands of miners becoming unemployed. A nonprofit, the Appalachian Beekeeping Collective, hopes to introduce the beekeeping industry to West Virginia where the coal industry was once was king. The Appalachian Beekeeping Collective began with the funds awarded ...

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