Tags: Upper Big Branch Mine

MSHA’s July impact inspections resulted in 262 citations

Aug 30, 2012

The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) on Aug. 30 released its July impact inspections, noting that federal inspectors issued 262 citations, 19 orders, and three safeguards during the special impact inspections conducted at eight coal mines ...

Read More...

MSHA announces results of May impact inspections

Jun 28, 2011

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) announced on June 28 that federal inspectors issued 428 citations, orders and safeguards during special impact inspections conducted at 15 coal mines and four metal/nonmetal mines last month. The coal mines were issued ...

Read More...

MSHA holding June 29 briefing on Upper Big Branch Mine investigation

Jun 23, 2011

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) will hold a June 29 public briefing on its investigation into the explosion at the Upper Big Branch Mine in Raleigh County, W.Va. The briefing, to begin at 10 a.m. EDT, will coincide with ...

Read More...

MSHA holding June 29 briefing on Upper Big Branch Mine investigation

Jun 23, 2011

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) will hold a June 29 public briefing on its investigation into the explosion at the Upper Big Branch Mine in Raleigh County, W.Va. The briefing, to begin at 10 a.m. EDT, will coincide with ...

Read More...

MSHA releases Upper Big Branch Mine investigation interview transcripts

May 09, 2011

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) on May 9 released 25 transcripts of witness interviews from the investigation of the Upper Big Branch Mine explosion that occurred in April 2010. These transcripts, from interviews ...

Read More...

MSHA holding public briefing Upper Big Branch Mine explosion investigation

Mar 30, 2011

The U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) will hold a briefing on June 29 to publicly disseminate information gathered during the investigation of the explosion at the Upper Big Branch Mine in Raleigh County, W.Va. The briefing will coincide with ...

Read More...

MSHA launches ‘Rules to Live By II’

Nov 19, 2010

Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) on Nov. 18 launched the second phase of an outreach and enforcement program designed to strengthen efforts to prevent mining fatalities. “Rules to Live By II: Preventing Catastrophic Accidents” was developed from data gathered by ...

Read More...

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 ...

Read More...

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 ...

Read More...

AggBeat

Sep 01, 2010

AggBeat

For daily news updates and Web-exclusive news items, visit the “AggBeat Online” section of our Web site at www.aggman.com   Stone mining exempt from mine safety bill By Tina Grady Barbaccia, News and Digital Editor After another tragic coal mine explosion, the aggregates industry ...

Read More...

MSHA federal team begins exam of Upper Big Branch Mine

Jun 28, 2010

Following a walk-through on June 25 and June 28, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA)  federal team investigating the April 5 explosion at the Upper Big Branch Mine will begin its underground examination this week. Investigators previously had been prevented ...

Read More...

MSHA outlines hearing process in investigation of Upper Big Branch Mine explosion

May 19, 2010

The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration has further defined its plans for a series of public hearings in the investigation of the April 5 explosion at the Upper Big Branch Mine in Raleigh County, W.Va. MSHA says ...

Read More...

SUBSCRIBE & FOLLOW

advertisement

TWITTER

FACEBOOK

BLOG

advertisement
advertisement