The drama of 33 trapped Chilean miners continues with the release of the first significant video footage taken thousands of feet below the ground. A camera was sent down through an emergency shaft being used to deliver food, water…
Plans to free 33 miners trapped in a copper and gold mine in Chile could take four months, according to the head of rescue operations, but the country's president has appealed to other nations to help speed the…
Colorado poet David Mason shares a look at a dramatic moment in American labor history through his poem about a 1913 mine strike that ended in violence.
In the first part of a series on Peru, Ray Suarez reports on a growing and business friendly environment in a country rebounding from economic instability and deep debt just twenty years ago.
Mark Nowak's recently published poetry collection "Coal Mountain Elementary" explores the perils and at times personal tragedies of the coal mining industry. "Coal Mountain Elementary" is also being staged as a play by Davis & Elkins College.
Bolivian leaders are debating whether the country's vast natural reserves of lithium -- a key ingredient powering electric cars -- should be nationalized in order to boost the nation's struggling economy. ITN's Channel 4 news correspondent Lindsey Hilsum reports.
By all accounts, more than 500 gas wells in an area of eastern Wyoming known as the Jonah Natural Gas Fields have transformed 30,000 acres of rich sagebrush ecosystem into a largely industrial landscape of fuel production.
Uranium mining in Utah is gaining popularity, driven by efforts to find alternative energy sources to fossil fuels. The NewsHour reports on the growing uranium industry and its impact on the American fuel economy.
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