Tags: U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration

MSHA Follows OSHA’s Lead on HazCom

Oct 01, 2013

MSHA Follows OSHA’s Lead on HazCom

While the change should ease confusion in the long term, operators need to note the differences between OSHA and MSHA rules and make the necessary changes.   by Meredith A. Kapushion   The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) issued ...

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IMA-NA presents Safety Achievement Awards for 2012

May 07, 2013

IMA-NA presents Safety Achievement Awards for 2012

The Industrial Minerals Association – North America (IMA-NA) has presented 14 companies and 33 mining operations with its safety recognition awards. IMA-NA Chairman David Brown and IMA-NA President Mark Ellis presented the awards at the IMA-NA’s Spring Meeting. IMA-NA runs the ...

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Costly Claims

Jan 01, 2013

Operators may pay the price for MSHA’s new emphasis on discrimination enforcement.   by Michelle Witter   Citing the Upper Big Branch disaster, MSHA’s Joseph Main announced that the agency intends to continue to place an increased emphasis on the investigation of miners’ rights ...

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MSHA’s Main addresses concerns of aggregate associations

Jul 17, 2012

MSHA’s Main addresses concerns of aggregate associations

In remarks before representatives of several Midwest state aggregate associations on July 17 in Florence, Ky., Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health Joseph A. Main outlined a number of important initiatives and reforms his agency has undertaken ...

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September 2011 State and province News

Sep 01, 2011

To keep up to date with this breakdown of news in the United States and Canada, visit www.AggMan.com for daily updates. California Santa Clarita and Cemex officials have agreed to keep working toward a legislative solution as federal politicians approached their summer ...

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Court grants MSHA injunctive relief against Maine quarry

Dec 21, 2010

The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration has obtained a court order that imposes several requirements on Sullivan Granite Co. LLC, which operates Brown's Meadow Quarry in Franklin, Maine. Following a hearing on Dec. 7 in the U.S. ...

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MSHA prevails in UMWA court challenge to public hearings

May 24, 2010

The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration today announced that the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia has ruled in MSHA's favor in a recent challenge to the agency's decision to conduct private ...

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