US mining deaths drop to new low

US mining deaths drop to new low

Data released by the MSHA indicates that US mining deaths drop to another new low in 2016

Sustainability

04 JANUARY 2017
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
MSHA seeks diesel exhaust data

MSHA seeks diesel exhaust data

MSHA has published a request for information on approaches to control miners' exposures to diesel exhaust...

Sustainability

15 JUNE 2016
Intelligent proximity detection gets closer

Intelligent proximity detection gets closer

Technology could save many lives, says US mine safety and national workplace health groups

Sustainability

24 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
Assessing fire risk

Assessing fire risk

AFEX talks about the impact of fire risk assessments on vehicle fire suppression system designs

Sustainability

22 APRIL 2015
MSHA certifies first handheld computer

MSHA certifies first handheld computer

Developers say computer eliminates the need for manual data collection

Innovation

17 APRIL 2015
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 approves RFID tag

MSHA approves RFID tag

Tunnel Radios TR-MX-T2 RFID personnel and asset tracking tag has been approved by the MSHA

Equipment

25 JULY 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
Breathing better with biodiesel

Breathing better with biodiesel

REG looks at how the use of biodiesel at US mines can improve the working environment for mine staff...

Equipment

26 MARCH 2014

New Year's resolutions

On January 6, the US Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) released a report...

Editor's comment

24 JANUARY 2014