Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Latest News

At least 8 people are injured after tornado strikes Wyoming coal mine

A tornado struck the largest coal mine in the US while workers were in the midst of a shift change Friday in northeast Wyoming, injuring at least 8 people, officials said.

The tornado hit the North Antelope Rochelle Mine in Campbell County at around 6:20 p.m. MT Friday, according to county government spokesperson Leslie Perkins.

“It has been confirmed that the event happened during shift change,” Perkins said.

Six people remain hospitalized at Campbell County Health and all are in stable condition, according to a hospital statement Friday night, and “anticipates treating and releasing all six patients.”

One individual was transported for further care to the Memorial Hospital of Converse County in Douglas and another refused medical treatment, according to a Campbell County statement Friday night.

Mine operator Peabody Energy Corporation confirmed the facility sustained damage and its employees have been accounted for, their statement said.

“Operations have been suspended until we can fully assess facility damages and begin the process of restarting safe operations,” the statement said. Power and gas has been shut off to the mine, county emergency officials said.

The North Antelope Rochelle Mine is the largest coal mine in the US by production, according to the US Energy Information Administration.

This post appeared first on

Enter Your Information Below To Receive Free Trading Ideas, Latest News And Articles.

    Your information is secure and your privacy is protected. By opting in you agree to receive emails from us. Remember that you can opt-out any time, we hate spam too!

    You May Also Like


    I experimented with various strategies that mainly involved long options, which would eventually depreciate and eat away at my capital.   How to start...

    Latest News

    A 23-year-old German-Israeli woman who was kidnapped from the Nova music festival by Hamas militants on October 7 has been declared dead, the Israeli...


    (Most traded options are American options. The underlying can be bought or sold anytime . However ‘European’ options, which can only be exercised on...

    Editor's Pick

    IoT Complete is a fast and easy way to connect products. The fully integrated service enables enterprises to connect their products from certified connectivity...

    Disclaimer:, its managers, its employees, and assigns (collectively “The Company”) do not make any guarantee or warranty about what is advertised above. Information provided by this website is for research purposes only and should not be considered as personalized financial advice. The Company is not affiliated with, nor does it receive compensation from, any specific security. The Company is not registered or licensed by any governing body in any jurisdiction to give investing advice or provide investment recommendation. Any investments recommended here should be taken into consideration only after consulting with your investment advisor and after reviewing the prospectus or financial statements of the company.

    Copyright © 2024