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Tag: coal mining

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How mining fatalities are trending this year

November 1, 2022By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration reports that 26 miners died in accidents at U.S. mining operations through the year’s first 10 months. Find out how that compares to 2021.

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Summer accident surge alarming to MSHA

September 8, 2021By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) reports that six fatal accidents occurred between July 21 and Aug. 11. The agency responded with a number of best safety practices producers should follow.

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MSHA: 29 miners died in 2020

January 13, 2021By

2020 marked the sixth consecutive year mining fatalities were below 30, the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) reports.

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Characterizing MSHA’s latest enforcement approach

October 7, 2019By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) is nearing the completion of its second year under David Zatezalo, so how does enforcement under the new chief compare to the approaches of the last administration?

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MSHA assistant secretary addresses NSSGA convention

March 7, 2018By

David Zatezalo of the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) offered insights on the agency’s rulemaking efforts and his approach to policy.

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Zatezalo addresses inspector consistency, other MSHA issues

February 11, 2018By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration’s (MSHA) David Zatezalo, outlined his agenda for the agency at a House subcommittee hearing.

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Limestone producer helps clean coal mining, power generation

March 13, 2017By

Helping clean coal mining and power generation is the job of New Mexico limestone producer C&E Concrete.

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MSHA releases September impact inspection report

October 26, 2016By

MSHA reports that federal inspectors issued 146 citations, six orders and one safeguard during special impact mine inspections in September.

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MSHA: Mining deaths drop to all-time lows

January 5, 2016By

Preliminary Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) data indicate that 28 miners died in 2015 in work-related accidents […]

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