Miner’s body found; ‘Ineng’ death toll now 22

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet—The body of another miner was retrieved on Tuesday, the fifth day of search for survivors of a massive landslide that swept a small-scale mining camp in Mankayan town, this province. The wife and relatives of Nardo Mocnangan identified his body at Abatan Emergency Hospital in Buguias town. It was seen in a […]

Posted at 11:52 AM on August 28, 2015 | Leave a comment | Filed Under: Mine Disasters | Tagged: , , , , , , | Continue reading

Miner killed in landslide in Zonguldak

One miner was killed in an accident at a mine in the Black Sea province of Zonguldak on Aug. 11, after being trapped under a mine the previous day due to a landslide. Rescue workers found the miner’s body under the debris after 11 hours of searching at the mine, which is operated by the state Turkish […]

Posted at 8:50 AM on August 13, 2015 | Leave a comment | Filed Under: Mine Disasters | Tagged: , , , , , , | Continue reading

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Mark Nowak is the author of Shut Up Shut Down (Coffee House Press, 2004), a New York Times  “Editor’s Choice,” and Coal Mountain Elementary (Coffee House Press, 2009), which Howard Zinn called “a stunning educational tool.” He is a 2010 Guggenheim fellow and recipient of the Freedom Plow Award for Poetry & Activism from Split This Rock (2015). A native of Buffalo, Nowak currently directs both the MFA Program at Manhattanville College and the Worker Writers Institute at PEN.


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