Items Tagged with 'Mine Safety and Health Administration'



MSHA: Respirable coal dust rule reforms effective

Arlington, VA – One year after a respirable coal dust rule went into effect, sampling results are showing that mines are complying with reforms and better protecting coal miners from black lung disease, the Mine Safety and Health Administration recently announced.
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MSHA announces new headquarters

Arlington, VA – The main office of the Mine Safety and Health Administration is moving to the area of Crystal City, VA, near Arlington, on June 12, according to a notice sent to agency stakeholders.
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Miner --- Oct2013

Mine safety has improved, but concerns remain, MSHA’s Main says

Baltimore – Chronic violators have declined and industry compliance has improved in the mining industry in the past five years, but a recent increase in fatalities at metal/non-metal mines is a concern, Mine Safety and Health Administration chief Joseph A. Main told audience members March 16 at the annual convention of the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association.
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