SAFETY

MSHA inspections reveal serious violations at US mines

Among the mines examined was the Gentry Mine 3 in Utah, which had 14 violations

In August 2021, a flash flood killed a 48-year old worker at the Utah mine. Photo: Gentry Mountain Mining

In August 2021, a flash flood killed a 48-year old worker at the Utah mine. Photo: Gentry Mountain Mining

The US Department of Labour has released findings from impact inspections conducted at 13 mines with histories of repeated health and safety violations. These inspections, conducted in February 2024,...

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