Don’t Swim in Quarries
July 18, 2013 | Metro.co.uk
Hot weather often lures people into taking a swim in an abandon quarry. That's not a safe thing to do. In the past few weeks, four people have drowned in quarries in the UK.
In the United States, swimming and other accidents claim 20 to 30 lives in quarries each year.
The Largest Graphite Mine Outside of China?
March 9, 2014 | NorthBayNipissing.com
The Ontario Graphite mine is being reopened and management believes that it will become the largest graphite mine outside of China. Graphite economics have improved since the previous owner closed the mine in 1994.
No Earthquake Deaths in Alaska Since 1964
February 23, 2014 | Anchorage Daily News
The last deadly earthquake in Alaska occurred in 1964. It killed 131 people in Alaska and 16 more by tsunamis in Oregon and California. In the last 50 years there have been no earthquake deaths in Alaska even though several large earthquakes have occurred. Has that been luck?