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March 18, 2023 Fatality

Accident Classification: Fall of Roof or Back
Location: Mine No. 1, Hamilton, Illinois
Mine Controller: Alliance Resource Partners LP
Mine Type: Underground
Mined Material: Coal (Bituminous)
Incident Date/Time: March 18, 2023 12:11 am

A miner died when a section of roof fell while he and other miners were building cribs during the recovery of longwall shields.

The information provided in this notice is based on preliminary data ONLY and does not represent final determination regarding the nature of the incident or conclusions regarding the cause of the accident.


MINE FATALITY – On March 18, 2023, a miner died when the mine roof collapsed during the installation of standing roof support (crib) as part of the longwall recovery cycle.  The accident occurred in an area adjacent to a longwall shield.