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
New spirometer gets green light from NIOSH

New spirometer gets green light from NIOSH

NIOSH will use EasyOne Air spirometer in its coal worker health programme

Sustainability

23 FEBRUARY 2018
Coal mine dust rule enters final phase

Coal mine dust rule enters final phase

The US Department of Labor's MSHA has begun implementing provisions of the third phase of the coal mine...

Coal

02 AUGUST 2016
Phase II of respirable coal mine dust rule

Phase II of respirable coal mine dust rule

The US MSHA implements the second phase of the coal mine dust rule

Sustainability

02 FEBRUARY 2016
MSHA: Respirable coal-dust rule working

MSHA: Respirable coal-dust rule working

United States marks one year since new regulations came into effect

Sustainability

19 AUGUST 2015
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

Coal dust under control

Lee Buchsbaum looks at the techniques and products that major US miners are using to control coal dust...

Sustainability

17 NOVEMBER 2014
MSHA announces August impact inspection results

MSHA announces August impact inspection results

The MSHA has announced that federal inspectors issued 131 citations and 11 orders during special impact...

Coal

25 SEPTEMBER 2014
MSHA issues new coal dust limits

MSHA issues new coal dust limits

MSHA has released a final rule to lower miners' exposure to respirable coal mine dust

Equipment

24 APRIL 2014