No pattern of violations at US mines in 2019

No pattern of violations at US mines in 2019

Agency said it is sixth consecutive clean screening nationwide

Sustainability

20 MARCH 2020
Mining deaths in US reach record low in 2019

Mining deaths in US reach record low in 2019

Federal oversight group said results prove 'proactive' safety measures by industry

Sustainability

07 FEBRUARY 2020
MSHA seeks data on quartz exposure

MSHA seeks data on quartz exposure

US officials seeking public input to aid in developing permissible exposure limits

Sustainability

30 AUGUST 2019
MSHA hosting meetings for input on safety tech

MSHA hosting meetings for input on safety tech

US agency has has announced several meetings to collect comment on safety improvement technologies

US Department of Labor opens floor for Brookwood-Sago grants

US Department of Labor opens floor for Brookwood-Sago grants

Education and training funding earmarked for nation's safety research programmes

MSHA issues RFI to re-examine coal mine dust rule

MSHA issues RFI to re-examine coal mine dust rule

MSHA has released a request for information (RFI) for a retrospective study of its final rule

MSHA looking for safety tech

MSHA looking for safety tech

MSHA is seeking data on technologies that can improve safety conditions for America's miners

Strata XP-AC receives MSHA approval

Strata XP-AC receives MSHA approval

The Strata XP-AC battery-powered air conditioner for emergency refuge has received approval by MSHA

US proximity detection deadline approaching

US proximity detection deadline approaching

MSHA's deadline for proximity detection systems placement is less than a month away

Technology / innovation

21 FEBRUARY 2018
MSHA awards safety grants

MSHA awards safety grants

The MSHA has awarded US$10,537,000 in grant funding

Sustainability

15 NOVEMBER 2017
MSHA changing up workplace exam rules

MSHA changing up workplace exam rules

MSHA has announced two proposed rules that would change its January final rule on metal-nonmetal mine...

Sustainability

19 SEPTEMBER 2017
Beneath the surface: the hows and whys

Beneath the surface: the hows and whys

Donna Schmidt takes a look at the rise in US mining industry fatalities to date in 2017

Sustainability

11 SEPTEMBER 2017