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On October 21, 1966, a mining accident occurred in the South Wales village of Aberfan. The Crown season 3 tells the story of the tragedy, and Queen Elizabeth II’s visit eight days later.; The Aberfan disaster killed 144 people, including 116 children.

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The foundation of the disaster was laid nearly a century before, when the Merthyr Vale Colliery, a coal mine, was opened in the area. Wales had become famous for coal mining during the Industrial …

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Aberfan is a former coal mining village in the south Wales Taff Valley near Merthyr Tydfil. Welsh historian Peter Stead described the disaster as one that “takes us to the heart of the Welsh …

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The 1966 Welsh mining tragedy claimed the lives of 116 children and 28 adults and features heavily in the third season … South Wales. (Photo by … the deadly accident “could and should have …

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A nearby “spoil tip” (or surplus of mining waste) collapsed on a school, burying everyone trapped inside in an avalanche of slurry, … told the South Wales Echo in 2002.

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At around quarter past nine on the morning of Friday 21 October 1966, disaster struck the coal mining village of Aberfan in South Wales. What began as a typical morning escalated quickly into …

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Mining polluted landscapes and, as a 1909 news report showed, 1966 was not even the first time a coal tip slipping had killed a child in Wales. Nor was Aberfan even close to being the deadliest …

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It was one of the United Kingdom’s worst tragedies, and it was a man-made disaster. In 1966, 300,000 cubic yards of coal sludge buried a Welsh primary school, and 19 houses in Aberfan, Wales.

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The Aberfan disaster was the catastrophic collapse of a colliery spoil tip in Wales on 21 October 1966. The tip had been created on a mountain slope above the village of Aberfan, near Merthyr Tydfil, and overlaid a natural spring.A period of heavy rain led to a build-up of water within the tip which caused it to suddenly slide downhill as a slurry, killing 116 children and 28 adults as it …

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This is a database of over 164,000 records containing the details of coalmining accidents and deaths in the UK. Some names are shown as Witheld – this is for reasons of Data Protection and relates to all records of people injured since 1950. …

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1.Cadia towing equipment ‘not fit for purpose’

The New South Wales Resources Regulator has warned mine operators to review connection points for work that involves towing, following an accident that occurred at Newcrest Mining’s Cadia gold mine earlier this year.

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2.An eye for (the safety of) eyes in mining

Personal Protective Equipment has been designed with the primary focus to reduce injuries. Safe to Work speaks with Australian experts about the evolution and importance of PPE in mine sites.

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3.Botham dynasty shares pride and insights as James prepares for Wales debut

Wales debutant James Botham’s cricketing legend grandfather Ian and rugby star father Liam share their thoughts on the youngest member of their family sporting dynasty.

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4.Victoria will close border to South Australia for 48 hours as state records no new cases – live news

Mining giant Fortescue appeared before the committee on Tuesday … Calla Wahlquist (the best of the best in blogging) is taking over. From next year New South Wales drivers won’t be warned about mobile speed cameras, and motorists caught drink and …

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5.Preparing for the worst

Whether you’re faced with an accident, a fire or a less expected natural catastrophe, it pays to have a plan. Meet the experts who are laying the

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1  Underground at Betws Mine
Video showing the last longwall face at Betws Mine in South Wales. The footage is part of a documentary in welsh on the run up to the mine closure.
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2  21st October 1966: 144 people killed in the Aberfan disaster
Approximately 150,000 cubic meters of mining debris from waste tip No. 7 surged down the mountainside, of which 40,000 cubic metres swept in to the village. Within seconds a large area of the village was inundated with a thick slurry up to 12 metres deep. A farm and twenty houses on Moy Road disappeared under the surging waste, but the most …
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Wikipedia based search results

1.Mining accident

A mining accident is an accident that occurs during the process of mining minerals or metals. Thousands of miners die from mining accidents each year…

2.Mining in Wales

Industrial Revolution. Wales was famous for its coal mining, in the Rhondda Valley, the South Wales Valleys and throughout the South Wales coalfield and by…

3.South Wales Coalfield

The South Wales Coalfield (Welsh: Maes glo De Cymru) extends across Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire, Swansea, Neath Port Talbot, Bridgend, Rhondda Cynon…

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