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Kentucky coal mine operator ordered to pay fines it owes for 1,244 violations

D & C Mining Corp. taken to court
March 22, 2013

A mining company fought the law and the law won recently, when the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky ordered the D & C Mining Corp. to pay the $1.67 million in safety fines it has so far failed to pay.


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They achieved the impossible

Western Australian resources industry makes year without fatality

March 22, 2013

Resources companies in Western Australia have achieved what many have worked for but no one really believed would happen. In 2012 there were no fatal incidents in the industry.


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Where are all the leaders?

Safety 2013 sessions cover that and more
March 18, 2013

From the general (EHS leadership) to the specific (industry specific, that is), sessions that will be held at Safety 2013, June 24-27 in Las Vegas, represent both long-standing topics and emerging challenges.


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Spate of mine fatalities prompts a safety stand down in W.V.

Two die at mine cited for 65 safety violations
February 25, 2013

Four mining fatalities within two weeks in West Virginia prompted Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin to call for a safety stand down last week so that mine operators could review safety practices. The order signed by Tomblin required mines to stop operations for at least one hour on Wednesday afternoon.


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Mining deaths fall to historic low in 2011

October 17, 2012

Mining fatality and injury rates fell to an all-time low in 2011 according to data recently released from the U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration.


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MSHA offers new machine guarding compliance info

October 10, 2012

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has introduced a new compliance assistance resource intended to address one of the most commonly cited violations in the metal and nonmetal mining industry: improperly guarded machinery.


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US Labor Department’s MSHA awards $1.25 million in Brookwood-Sago mine safety grants

October 4, 2012

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration has awarded $1,250,000 in grants through its Brookwood-Sago program to seven organizations that provide education and training within the mining industry.


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Top Products of the Week

September 30, 2012

Here are the top Products of the Week as featured on www.ISHN.com:


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Brady launches new Safety Solutions for the Mining Industry brochure

Guide includes visual information products for safe mining sites
September 28, 2012

Brady today announced the release of its new Safety Solutions for the Mining Industry brochure. The 12-page publication identifies important issues facing the industry as well as products and services that help create optimal conditions at any mining site. 


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Unusual time cluster among 19 ytd mining fatalities

July 23, 2012

US Labor Department's Mine Safety and Health Administration says the 19 work-related fatalities that occurred during the first half of 2012 includes an uncharacteristic trend. Five of the fatalities occurred on five consecutive weekends. Additionally, three involved mine supervisors.


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