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
Ex-Rhino CEO to head MSHA

Ex-Rhino CEO to head MSHA

US President Donald Trump went to the heart of Appalachia to select his next leader of mine safety

Sustainability

06 SEPTEMBER 2017
Palmer selected as MSHA assistant secretary

Palmer selected as MSHA assistant secretary

Wayne Palmer has been appointed to be acting assistant secretary of the US Mine Safety and Health Administration...

Sustainability

31 AUGUST 2017
MSHA launches coal safety programme

MSHA launches coal safety programme

Improvements in roof control technology in underground coal mines have significantly reduced accidents...

Sustainability

07 JULY 2017