Technology to help miners breathe more easily

Technology to help miners breathe more easily

Improved ventilation systems help tackle the challenges of deeper underground mines

Virtual blueprints

Virtual blueprints

A look inside the often multifaceted world of mine-design software systems

NIOSH releases FAST monitoring software

NIOSH releases FAST monitoring software

Beta version of Field Analysis of Silica Tool (FAST) is now downloadable

Maintenance

10 OCTOBER 2018
Lung transplants rising for US coal miners

Lung transplants rising for US coal miners

A new study from NIOSH has shown that the number of lung transplants among coal miners is rising

Maintenance

24 AUGUST 2018
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

(Virtual) reality check

(Virtual) reality check

Donna Schmidt checks in on how and where virtual reality is weaving itself into the future of mining...

Innovation

16 APRIL 2018
NIOSH web tool for worker injuries

NIOSH web tool for worker injuries

A new, free web tool from NIOSH can show mining companies the cost of worker injuries

Sustainability

14 MARCH 2017
Free hazard detection software from NIOSH

Free hazard detection software from NIOSH

NIOSH has released the latest version of its Enhanced Video Analysis of Dust Exposures software

Sustainability

01 MARCH 2017
NIOSH launches ergonomics app

NIOSH launches ergonomics app

A new mobile app for ergonomic audits in the mining industry is now available from NIOSH

Sustainability

15 JUNE 2016
New longwall shearer to combat coal dust

New longwall shearer to combat coal dust

Researchers at the University of Kentucky have created a model of a longwall shearer designed to combat...

Coal

10 JUNE 2016
US coal dust rule compliance achievable, says MSHA

US coal dust rule compliance achievable, says MSHA

Sampling has indicated that compliance with the coal dust rule's tougher requirements is highly achievable...

Sustainability

27 APRIL 2015
New Thermo Fisher dust monitor

New Thermo Fisher dust monitor

Thermo Scientific has released the PDM3700 personal dust monitor

Sustainability

24 FEBRUARY 2015