National Miner’s Day
Initially, National Miner’s day was first introduced in the United States House of Representatives by Congressman Rahall, Congresswoman Capito, and Congressman Mollohan. On dec3 2009 the resolution was passed by United States Senate and Senator Byrd, Senator Rockefeller, and Senator Reid provided the sponsorship. The women’s and men’s who spend their days by digging in the earth are some of the great heroes of our industry and Modern civilisation.
Nearly 366,000 miners extract more than 100 different kinds of minerals from the earth. The mineral includes coal, silver, copper, gold, granite, salt, granite, limestone, gravel, and much more. They dig in dark places of the world and provide materials to sustain our lifestyles.They provide raw materials for heat, electricity, cosmetics, roads, bridges and even toothpaste. Even in ancient days bronze and iron from out from the earth were used to built grand edifices, to plough the ground and to fight in wars.
History of Miner’s Day
National Miner’s Day remembers the worst mining accident occurred on December 6, 1907, in Monogah, West Virginia. That accident results in the death of over 362 miners. For that, Congress announced Dec 6 as National Miners Day on 2009. And it was established to celebrate and recognise those who take their life into the dangerous profession, to help our survey our life with full of conveniences.
“I think of doing a series as very hard work. But, Then I have talked to Coal Miner’s, and that’s really hard Work.” – Willian Shatner.
How To Celebrate National Miner’s day
The simplest way to celebrate Miner’s day just looks around you and realise how many of your life materials have dependent on the minerals that pulled out of the earth. To gain more knowledge about mining and what are the dangers faced by the miners, just visit the nearby Mine. You can use #NationalMinersday to post on Social Media. On National Miners Day, MSHA salutes the men and women who have chosen the mining occupation, and we can rededicate ourselves to doing all that we can to protect their health and safety. We encourage others to join us in honouring miners on this day.
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