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MSHA issued 47 total citations at seven mines during September inspections

Oct 29, 2015

MSHA issued 47 total citations at seven mines during September inspections

The U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration doled out 47 citations to seven metal and nonmetal mines during inspection in September. MSHA reported that mines in New Hampshire, Ohio, Nevada, Kentucky and Minnesota were inspected, and none came out with perfect record. ...

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Metal and nonmetal mines get a total of 61 citations during August MSHA inspections

Oct 06, 2015

Metal and nonmetal mines get a total of 61 citations during August MSHA inspections

The Mine Safety and Health Administration handed out 61 citations to six different mines during August inspections. MSHA announced that it inspected seven metal and nonmetal mines in August, and all but one received at least a minor citation. The sole operation ...

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MSHA issues 87 citations at six metal/nonmetal mines during July impact inspections

Aug 27, 2015

MSHA issues 87 citations at six metal/nonmetal mines during July impact inspections

The Mine Safety and Health Administration doled out 87 citations and four orders at six metal and nonmetal mines during its July monthly inspections. According to MSHA, one serious infraction came at Ulrich Gravel in Valley County, Nebraska, where inspectors found ...

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MSHA issued 176 citations during May impact inspections

Jun 30, 2015

MSHA issued 176 citations during May impact inspections

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) announced that it issued 176 citations during its May monthly impact inspections, with metal/non-metal mines receiving 73 citations. MSHA visited 10 coal mines and seven metal/nonmetal mines in Alabama, California, Kentucky, Illinois, Montana, Ohio, ...

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Martin Marietta mine among 18 cited during MSHA monthly inspection in April

May 28, 2015

Martin Marietta mine among 18 cited during MSHA monthly inspection in April

  A Nebraska mine operated by Martin Marietta Materials was the lone metal and nonmetal mine cited during April’s monthly MSHA impact inspections. MSHA announced the list May 28 of the 18 total mines that were issued a total of 107 citations ...

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Denial of walk around rights during impact inspection may lead to vacated citations

Sep 01, 2014

Denial of walk around rights during impact inspection may lead to vacated citations

Denial of walkaround rights during impact inspection may lead to vacated citations.    Since April 2010, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has conducted special inspections known as impact inspections that target mines MSHA has purportedly identified as requiring increased attention ...

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MSHA issues 27 citations, 1 order in March impact inspections

May 01, 2014

MSHA issues 27 citations, 1 order in March impact inspections

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) announced Wednesday that it issued 27 citations and one order to metal and nonmetal mines during March impact inspections. A cement operation received 21 citations and one order, while a sand and rock mine ...

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MSHA reorganizes to centralize oversight of assessments, accountability programs

Feb 08, 2012

ARLINGTON, Va. — The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) announced a reorganization designed to centralize its oversight of certain cross-cutting, compliance-related actions. MSHA's Office of Assessments, Accountability, Special Enforcement, and Investigations will ...

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MSHA issues 255 citations during special impact inspections

May 31, 2011

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) announced on May 31 that federal inspectors issued 255 citations and orders during special impact inspections conducted at eight coal mines and seven metal/non-metal mines in April. The coal mines were issued 125 ...

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MSHA conducts ‘impact inspections,’ issues 2,660 violations

Sep 22, 2010

The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration says that from April through August, the agency conducted "impact inspections" at 111 coal and metal/nonmetal mines throughout the country designated by the agency as having safety or health issues. During that ...

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