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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.
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.
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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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.
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.
The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has proposed $594,100 in fines to Manalapan Mining Co. Inc.'s P-1 Mine in Harlan County, Ky., for four violations. The proposed penalties were assessed as a result of an investigation into the June 2011 death of a miner who was fatally injured when a large section of rock fell from the underground coal mine's wall, or rib, and knocked him into a dolly.
A settlement reached with the federal government in the wake of the nation’s worst mine disaster has resulted in the establishment of a foundation aimed at improving mine health and safety.
Based on the results of an investigative report into a double fatality at Stobie Mine in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada the United Steelworkers union (USW) is calling on the provincial government to bring criminal charges against officials and management of Vale, the mine's owner, and against the company itself.
Camfil Farr Air Pollution Control (APC) has posted two new videos on the topic of dust collection for the mining industry.