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MSHA issues 57 citations, 16 orders in December

Jan 29, 2014

MSHA issues 57 citations, 16 orders in December

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) announced Wednesday that federal inspectors issued 57 citations and 16 orders during impact inspections conducted at two metal and nonmetal mines in December. MSHA issued 49 citations and 12 orders to Veris Gold Corp. ...

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Jul 05, 2012

July 2012

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Reassessing Pre-Assessment

Feb 17, 2012

Operators should be prepared for the return of pre-assessment conferences. By Kristin R. White   On Dec. 1, 2011, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) announced it will begin implementing pre-assessment conferencing procedures in January 2012 in an effort to reduce the backlog ...

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‘Following Up on an MSHA Inspection’ webinar set for July 20

Jun 29, 2010

Mike Heenan, an attorney at Ogletree & Deakins and a member of the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association's (NSSGA) Council of Counsel will present the webinar, "Following Up on an MSHA Inspection," which will outline ways to evaluate and ...

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MSHA’s Main gives statement Tiller No. 1 Mine violations ruling

Jun 10, 2010

Joseph A. Main, assistant secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), has issued the following statement on a ruling in the Tiller No. 1 Mine pattern of violations case: "As a result of today's ...

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D-paper D-ciphered

Nov 03, 2009

Prior violations can have lasting repercussions that only begin with unwarrantable failure citations. by Peter S. Gould  With Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) enforcement efforts ramped up to levels seldom before seen, more and more 104(d)-paper is being issued to the ...

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The Time Trap

Jun 01, 2009

MSHA’s new conference process may cause operators who want to challenge citations to make difficult decisions. by Mark Savit                                                            As you likely know, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has changed the way it conferences citations. MSHA still wants you ...

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