The global mining industry has been one of the most criticized fields of business in the world. Safety regulation violations, low health standards, poor treatment of workers, damage done to environment – these are just some of the main issues industry players have to address. Although numerous countries have adopted strict mining policy rules, deadly accidents still occur. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics has estimated that mining is the most dangerous industry as a whole to work in, and a lot of improvement is needed before the over-all miner death rate could decrease. In order to find out more about mining, its types, methods, as well as the most devastating accidents – read this book.