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Doran & Lopez: How mining responded swiftly to the crisis Posted on 30 Mar 2020 in the featured & Features categories.

Ogletree Deakins’ Bill Doran and Margo Lopez applaud the mining industry for their ability to adapt on the fly and rapidly implement new policies and procedures during the coronavirus pandemic.

Coming to grips with MSHA’s enforcement of structural integrity Posted on 29 Feb 2020 in the Features categories.

There has been an uptick in enforcement efforts related to structural integrity over the past six to seven years, due in large part to some high-profile structural failures at mines around the country.

Resolving to carry out safety improvements in 2020 Posted on 19 Feb 2020 in the featured & Features categories.

Over time, everyone’s initial diligence in carrying out safety improvements falls by the wayside. Continuous improvement is important and necessary.

Best practices for when MSHA requests documents Posted on 06 Jan 2020 in the featured & Features categories.

Operators are understandably not enthusiastic about turning over materials to the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA), so preparation is key in the event the agency makes such a request.

A year of twists and turns with MSHA Posted on 14 Dec 2019 in the featured & Features categories.

Ogletree Deakins’ Bill Doran and Margo Lopez reflect on the Mine Safety & Health Administration's (MSHA) key 2019 developments.

When narratives are missing facts from MSHA investigations Posted on 08 Nov 2019 in the Editors' Blog categories.

Ogletree Deakins’ Bill Doran and Margo Lopez explain why keeping a level head during Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) investigations is critical.

Interpreting mine safety regulations no simple business Posted on 16 Oct 2019 in the Editors' Blog categories.

Ogletree Deakins’ Bill Doran and Margo Lopez explore some of the regulatory inconsistencies mine operators have experienced with the Mine Safety & Health Administration.

‘One MSHA’ growing pains Posted on 24 Sep 2019 in the Editors' Blog categories.

Developing a relationship with the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) outside of the inspection transaction is crucial to your compliance efforts.