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Coal-mine explosions and coal- and metal-mine fires in the United States in 1949

J. J. Forbes

Coal-mine explosions and coal- and metal-mine fires in the United States in 1949

by J. J. Forbes

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Mines in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mine explosions.,
  • Mine fires.,
  • Coal mines and mining -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    1

    Statementby J.J. Forbes, W.J. Fene, and H.B. Humphrey.
    SeriesInformation circular (United States. Bureau of Mines) -- 7572
    ContributionsFene, William Joseph, 1891-, Humphrey, H. B., United States. Bureau of Mines.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination17 p. :
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20613664M

    NEWBURG Janu "Mine Horror. Terrible Explosion in a West Virginia Coal Shaft," Wheeling Intelligencer, "Death's Deal, Further Particulars of the Newburg Mine Disaster," Wheeling Intelligencer, "Dead Miners Brought from the Black Depths of the Newburg Mine," Wheeling Intelligencer, "The Death Pit, Eighteen Bodies .   This massive explosion killed at least 18 miners in this accident at a coal mine in the Ukraine.

    Coal Mine Inertisation by Remote Application ( MINING MEDIA INTERNATIONAL. Timely and rapid intervention to underground combustion events (fires, explosions, and spontaneous combustion) is the key to the successful control o.   An explosion and a fire Tuesday killed some 70 workers at a coal mine in western Turkey and trapped several others underground, the country's disaster agency said as it launched a massive rescue.

    The Upper Big Branch Mine disaster occurred on April 5, roughly 1, feet ( m) underground in Raleigh County, West Virginia at Massey Energy's Upper Big Branch coal mine located in -nine out of thirty-one miners at the site were killed. The coal dust explosion occurred at pm. The accident was the worst in the United States since , Coordinates: 37°56′14″N 81°32′37″W / . Fire and explosion are MAJOR safety hazards. Coal, and coal dust, is readily ignitable, and most coal mines have some level of methane gas. This is explosive when mixed with air. Smoking.


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Coal-mine explosions and coal- and metal-mine fires in the United States in 1949 by J. J. Forbes Download PDF EPUB FB2

Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing coal mine fires and explosions during the fiscal year of Causes of the fires and explosions are presented, as well as the number of fatalities from each. This report includes tables, and : D. Harrington, W. Fene. Coal-mine explosions and coal- and metal-mine fires in the United States during the fiscal year ended J [Harrington, D.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Coal-mine explosions and coal- and metal-mine fires in the United States during the fiscal year ended J The most fires occurred in West Virginia, Kentucky, and Pennsylvania, respectively.

However, the fire incidence rates for these States, expressed as the number of fires per million tons of coal mined, were the lowest, second lowest, and fourth lowest of all underground coal.

Coal-mine explosions and coal- and metal-mine fires in the United States in / By b. John J. (John Joseph Vincent) Forbes, H. Humphrey and W. Fene. United States Bureau of Mines Information Circular No. MAY, COAL MINE EXPLOSIONS AND COAL-AND METAL- MINE FIRES IN THE UNITED STATES IN By FORBES, J.

FENE, W. & HUMPHREY, H. United States Bureau of Mines Information Circular No. JULY, File Size: KB. This report analyzes mine fires for all U.S. underground and surface coal mining categories by state and 2-year time periods during Risk rate values are derived, and ignition source, methods of fire detection and suppression, and other variables are examined.

Historical Summary of Coal-Mine Explosions in the United States, Bureau of Mines Bulletin ( Mb) Historical Documentation of Major Coal-Mine Disasters in the United States Not Classified As Explosions of Gas or Dust: The deadliest decade for mining was During that period there were mine disasters which killed 3, miners.

There have been 27 Coal and 1 Metal/Nonmetal mine disasters where or more miners were killed. Five or more mine disasters have occurred in 45 counties in the United States.

The top 5 counties with accidents producing 5. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) maintains list chronological listing of major mining incidents for the United States.

Chart lists date, mine name, city, state, number killed, mining sector (coal, limestone, etc.) and type of accident (explosion, fire, etc.). NIOSH also has data and charts related to mining Author: Linda Musser. On a smaller scale, a related phenomenon has occurred in the United States; near Glenwood Springs, Colorado, for example, an old coal mine has burned for the past years.

There are two main types of coal mine explosions: methane explosions and coal dust explosions. Methane explosions occur in mines when a buildup of methane gas, a byproduct of coal, comes into contact with a heat source, and there is not enough air to dilute the gas to levels below its explosion point, said Yi Luo.

The reason: an underground fire that has burned since in the labyrinth of abandoned coal mines beneath Centralia, making parts of the town uninhabitable.

By the fire was sending deadly gases into homes, making children sick, and one day a twelve-year-old boy dropped into a steaming hole and almost died as a U.S. congressman toured nearby/5(55).

Get this from a library. Coal-mine explosions and coal- and metal-mine fires in the United States in, and [W J Fene; H B Humphrey]. B. Coal-Mine Explosions and Coal- and Metal-Mine Fires in the United States During the Fiscal Year Ended J Bureau of Mines Inf.

Circ., 22 pp. Coal-Mine Explosions and Coal- and Metal-Mine Fires in the United States During the Fiscal Year Ended J Bureau of Mines Inf. Circ.22 pp. Cited by: The Centralia mine fire is a coal-seam fire that has been burning underneath the borough of Centralia, Pennsylvania, United States, since at least Its original cause is still a matter of debate.

It is burning in underground coal mines at depths of up to feet (90 m) over an 8-mile (13 km) stretch of 3, acres (15 km 2). At its current rate, it could continue to burn. Coal-mine explosions and coal- and metal-mine fires in the United States during the fiscal year ended J / ([Washington, D.C.]: U.S.

Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, ), by D. Harrington and W. Fene (page images at HathiTrust). Octo - An explosion kills at the Stag Canon No.

2 Coal Mine in Dawson, New Mexico. Read More June 8, - miners are killed in a fire at the Granite Mountain Shaft Mine in Author: CNN Editorial Research. Coal-mine explosions and coal- and metal-mines fires in the United States during the fiscal year ended J / (Washington, D.C.: U.S.

Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, ), by D. Harrington, W. Fene, and United States. Bureau of Mines. Coal-seam fire. A coal-seam fire is a natural burning of an outcrop or underground coal seam. Most coal-seam fires exhibit smoldering combustion, particularly underground coal-seam fires, because of limited atmospheric oxygen availability.

Coal-seam fire instances on Earth date back several million years. This list of United States disasters by death toll includes disasters that occurred either in the United States, at diplomatic missions of the United States, or incidents outside of the United States in which a number of U.S.

citizens were does not include death tolls from the American Civil to inflation, the monetary damage estimates are not comparable.

Coal fire in India from January AP Photo/Kevin Frayer. The American West is also smoldering with underground fires in abandoned coal mines.

They melt snow in the winter, set grass fires .The Mather Mine disaster refers to the events surrounding an explosion that occurred in the Mather Mine on at PM in Mather, Pennsylvania.

A report released by the United States Bureau of Mines states that a total of men were killed in the catastrophe, of which two died in hospitals after being Location: Mather, Pennsylvania.Título: Coal-mine Explosions and Coal- and Metal-mine Fires in the United States During the Fiscal Year Ended J Creador: Daniel Harrington Género: Explosions Impresora: no defined Identidad Clave: efZMP0U8-w8C Código del libro: UOM Oficiales de Idiomas: UOM El número de hojas: 22 Lanzamiento: