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Category: Disasters
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Freeport Indonesia Land Slide
Contains photos of the land slide that occurred at a Freeport Indonesia gold mine.

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Quecreek Mine Rescue
PowerPoint Show of the Quecreek Mine Rescue.

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Sago Mine Explosion
An overview of the events surrounding the Sago Mine Explosion which occurred January 2, 2006.  MORE

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Mine Disaster and Lessons
Twenty-two mine disasters that have occurred since 1969 are discussed and critiqued.

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Federal Regulation Becomes a Reality 1940 to 1977
Presentation on the evolution of mine health and safety regulations along with key mine disasters that caused lawmakers to act.

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West Fertilizer Company Explosion
On April 17, 2013, an ammonium nitrate explosion occurred at the West Fertilizer Company storage and distribution facility in West, Texas, eighteen miles north of Waco, while emergency services personnel were responding to a fire at the facility.  Fifteen people were killed, more than 160 were injured, and more than 150 buildings were damaged or destroyed.  MORE

Most Expensive Catastrophes
Includes somebody's top 10 most expensive catastrophes.
Mine Disasters in the United States
Mammoth library containing information on all mine disasters in the US since 1839.
Successful Mine Rescues and Mine Rescuer Deaths External Link Icon
Documents containing the results of research of successful mine rescues and incidents of mine rescuer deaths in the United States.  These compiled lists can't be found anywhere else in the world.
  • Master File - Listed by the month when they occurred, this file contains both the numerous successful rescues and 98 incidents of rescuer death in the United States.
  • Successful Mine Rescues - Listed in descending chronological order, this file contains the numerous successful rescues in the United States.
  • Incidents of Rescuer Death - Listed in descending chronological order, this file contains the numerous incidents of rescuer death in the United States.
Mine Rescue Training Adobe PDF Resources
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30th Anniversary of the Loveridge Coal Mine Disaster  External Link
On February 6, 1986 at approximately 11:00 a.m. on the surface surge pile of the Loveridge No. 22 underground coal mine, five workers fell through a collapsed cavity in the raw coal pile and suffocated.

The BHN Disaster
This is a PowerPoint show which includes photos and description of the ASCO drilling platform disaster.

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The Sunshine Mine Disaster
A case study for emergency response covering the Sunshine Mine Fire of 1972.  MORE

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Transocean Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig Disaster
Self explanatory

Where Were You When The Towers Fell
Seldom seen photos taken on the 9/11/2001 when two airliners smashed into the World Trade Center in New York City.

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Upper Big Branch Miners Memorial Presentation
Expanded view of the lives of the 29 miners sacraficed in the Upper Big Branch mine disaster of April 5, 2010.  MORE

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