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Trapped Canadian Miners Escape

Trapped Canadian miners escape

39 Canadian miners were trapped underground when their elevator broke down. Luckily, they had plenty of food and water for the three days they were in the mine. Rescue workers used ladders and ropes to get the miners to the surface. The 0.6 mile (1 km) climb took up to…

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Active Mining Operations in 2019

Inside an Ohio Coal Mine

Source: TheColumbusDispatch, YouTube

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U.S. Coal Consumption by Major End Users, 1950-2019

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