Universal Coal plc Universal Coal is committed to building a sustainable mid-tier coal mining company providing investors with exposure to Southern African coking and thermal coal assets with the potential to develop into projects of regional significance.
Coal mining is the process of extracting coal from the ground. Coal is valued for its energy content, and, since the 1880s, has been widely used to generate electricity. Steel and cement industries use coal as a fuel for extraction of iron from iron ore and for cement production.
Jefferson County, Illinois Coal Mine Fatalities; BICE November 19, 1904 4, John Bice,, of Mt. Vernon, miner, aged 30 years, single, was killed by a falling cage. LEE October 4, 1908 6, Major Lee, miner, aged 35 years, employed by the David Orr Coal Company, Mt. Vernon, Jefferson county, went with his partner into his place and started to fire a shot, when slate fell upon them and injured both ...
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1999 Fatal Accidents Back to Top of Page (1) January 20, 1999 Fola Coal Company Surface Mine No. 3, Clay/Nicholas County. A surface haulage accident occurred at 3:30 PM. The victim, a rock truck driver, had backed his truck to the berm at the top edge of a valley fill and was in the process of dumpi