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Va.'s coal-mining history to get an upgrade

A piece of Virginia's coal-mining history will undergo a makeover this spring. The Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy says coal mining in the so-called Richmond basin dates back several centuries.

Monday - 03/03/2014, 03:26am EST

Tags: history

MSHA issues 135 citations at mines in December

Thursday - 01/30/2014, 04:10am EST

Tags: msha, mining,

Md. man killed in W.Va. coal mining accident

West Virginia State Police say a Maryland man has died in an equipment-related accident at a Tucker County coal mine.

Friday - 01/17/2014, 03:32pm EST

Tags: Davis, W.Va., industrial accident

Accidents down at biggest coal mine district in US

A federal regulator says the number of accidents and injuries in the nation's largest coal mining district is falling fast.

The Mine Safety and Health Administration's District 4 in southern West Virginia has 66 surface mines and 89 underground mines.

Wednesday - 02/01/2012, 10:48am EST