Tags: MSHA inspection

Penalty Primer

Jun 01, 2013

Penalty Primer

Here are some basic guidelines to civil penalties under Section 110(C) of the Mine Act.   by Christopher G. Peterson     Recently, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has appeared fairly quiet on the enforcement front. However, what MSHA has lacked in numbers ...

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The Pattern of Violation Rule

Mar 01, 2013

Is it more effective enforcement or simply another regulatory morass?   by  Laura E. Beverage and Michelle Witter   On Jan. 17, 2013, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) released its final rule amending the existing regulations governing Pattern of Violations (POV), 30 ...

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Rock Law

Jan 07, 2012

An Alarming Decision Review Commission ruling increases the burden on mines to maintain automatic warning devices on mobile equipment. In a case involving coal standards, the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission (Review Commission) issued a holding overturning a decision by ...

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AGG 1 Preview

Jan 06, 2012

AGG 1 Preview

Get Ready for   Make plans now to roll on down to Charlotte for the 2012 AGG1 Aggregates Forum & Expo.   You won’t want to miss this year’s AGG1 in Charlotte, N.C. Co-located with the World of Asphalt, the event will be held ...

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