Three miners die in Loralai coal mine

At least three miners died of suffocation while two others were affected due to suffocation in a coal mine here Sunday-Monday midnight. District administration said that poisonous gas accumulated in a coal mine at Duki coalmine in district Loralai of Balochistan. Three miners stated to be hailing from Zhob died of suffocation while two others […]

Posted at 3:15 PM on November 27, 2018 | Leave a comment | Filed Under: Mine Disasters | Tagged: , , , , , , | Continue reading

Teenager killed in Morocco coal mine collapse

© AFP | The northeastern Moroccan mining town of Jerada saw unprecedented protests in spring after four people died in mining accidents RABAT (AFP) –  A teenager died Wednesday in Morocco when an abandoned coal mine collapsed in the impoverished former mining town of Jerada which saw protests earlier this year following similar accidents. Local newspapers […]

Posted at 3:50 PM on November 8, 2018 | Leave a comment | Filed Under: Mine Disasters | Tagged: , , , , , , | Continue reading

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Mark Nowak is the author of Shut Up Shut Down (New York Times  “Editor’s Choice),” Coal Mountain Elementary (which Howard Zinn called “a stunning educational tool”), and Social Poetics (forthcoming), all from Coffee House Press. He is a Guggenheim fellow (2010) and a Lannan Literary Fellow (2015). A native of Buffalo, Nowak directs the Worker Writers School, currently in its eighth year of collaboration with PEN America.