Tags: Joseph A. Main

AggBeat

Feb 01, 2011

MSHA Ramps Up Exposure Monitoring The details of the added enforcement remain somewhat vague, but NSSGA is upgrading its efforts to help operations comply with the new standards.  By Tina Grady Barbaccia, News and Digital Editor The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) ...

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MSHA issues 250 citations in special impact inspections

Dec 23, 2010

Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) federal inspectors issued 250 citations, orders and safeguards during special impact inspections conducted at 12 coal and 10 metal/non-metal mine operations in November, the government agency announced on Dec. 21. These inspections, which began in ...

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AggBeat

Nov 01, 2010

AggBeat

Cleaning the air Luck Stone initiative with EPA, others means cleaner, greener power at four plants. By Tina Grady Barbaccia Funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to Virginia Clean Cities and James Madison University will help launch the first construction repowering ...

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AggBeat (Digital Exclusives)

Oct 01, 2010

MSHA reminds miners they can request inspections for hazardous conditions By Tina Grady Barbaccia, News and Digital Editor The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has released two new program information bulletins pertaining to the rights of miners who make hazardous condition ...

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MSHA issues safety alert, fatality update

Sep 06, 2010

The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration has issued a safety alert and fatality update to the mining industry to draw renewed attention to deaths that have occurred this year in mines throughout the country. "While headlines continue ...

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AggBeat: The heat is on MSHA

Jun 01, 2010

AggBeat:  The heat is on MSHA

An audit by the Department of Labor’s Office of the Inspector General reveals that 56 percent of ‘experienced’ journeymen MSHA inspectors aren’t trained properly. By Tina Grady Barbaccia, News and Digital Editor The U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has received ...

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MSHA appoints team to investigate Upper Big Branch South Mine explosion

Apr 07, 2010

The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has appointed a team to investigate the April 5 explosion at the Upper Big Branch South Mine (Performance Coal Co.) in Whitesville, W.Va. "Twenty-five hardworking men died unnecessarily in a ...

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U.S. Department of Labor, mining community commemorating 40th anniversary of Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act of 1969

Mar 19, 2010

Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis, along with Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health Joseph A. Main, will be among the key speakers at the 40th anniversary commemoration of the Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act ...

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