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Tag: mine safety and health

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Martin Marietta among NMA safety award winners

November 15, 2022By

Lehigh Hanson and Titan America operations are also recipients of the National Mining Association’s (NMA) 2021 Sentinels of Safety Award.

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The history behind Mine Rescue Day

November 3, 2022By

Mine Rescue Day, established nine years ago and commemorated every Oct. 30, has an origin dating back more than a century and a connection to the nation’s 27th president.

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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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MSHA targeting silica with enforcement initiative

June 27, 2022By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) is implementing an enforcement initiative with the intent of protecting miners from respirable crystalline silica.

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MSHA targeting silica with enforcement initiative

June 13, 2022By

The Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) is taking steps to reduce the exposure miners face to silica dust as work continues on a health standard.

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Start your wash plant back up successfully

March 11, 2022By

Wash plant experts share their expertise to ensure safe and successful start-ups this production season.

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New MSHA safety campaign emerges

March 9, 2022By

The new Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) campaign aims to remind operators they need to train miners on equipment and safety protocols. Additionally, miners must make time to remember their training before doing a task.

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Mine fatalities trending in wrong direction to start 2022

February 9, 2022By

The year is only six weeks old, but information on the Mine Safety & Health Administration’s website indicates that six mine fatalities have already occurred in 2022.

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Although most of “Copper Canyon” takes place at an underground coal mine, author Tim Means says the novel’s lessons apply broadly to all operations subject to the Mine Act. Photo: ollo/ iStock / Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

Addressing ‘flaws’ in the Mine Act

February 2, 2022By

A retired mine safety and health lawyer recently published a legal thriller that underscores dangerous, real-world defects impacting the mining industry.

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