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Assistant Secretary discusses recent metal/nonmetal outreach and safety and health improvements

MSHA Assistant Secretary Joseph Main speaking to Midwest Aggregates meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Assistant Secretary discusses recent metal/nonmetal outreach and safety and health improvements

MSHA Metal/Nonmetal Administrator Neal Merrifield meeting with the Cincinnati Central Labor Council members.

Assistant Secretary discusses recent metal/nonmetal outreach and safety and health improvements

Vice President of Martin Marietta Material (Mideast Division) Steve Raffensperger shares technology in place at the Martin Marietta Fairfield Mine with MSHA Metal/Nonmetal Administrator Neal Merrifield and Joe Casper of the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association.

Assistant Secretary discusses recent metal/nonmetal outreach and safety and health improvements

Assistant Secretary Joseph Main observing Albuquerque Field Office Assistant Robert Johnson reviewing mine inspection reports.

Assistant Secretary discusses recent metal/nonmetal outreach and safety and health improvements

(From left to right) South Central District Assistant District Manager Fred Gatewood, Albuquerque Field Office Supervisor Benny Lara, and Assistant Secretary Joseph Main discussing ongoing receipt of new computers and the planned renovation of the field office spaces.

Assistant Secretary discusses recent metal/nonmetal outreach and safety and health improvements

(From left to right) South Central District, Assistant District Manager Fred Gatewood, New Mexico Mine Inspector Terrence Foreback, and Assistant Secretary Joseph Main following a meeting in Albuquerque, NM.

Assistant Secretary's discusses recent metal/nonmetal outreach and safety and health improvements

Assistant Secretary Joseph Main with members of the New Mexico Building Trades Council.

Assistant Secretary's discusses recent metal/nonmetal outreach and safety and health improvements

Stakeholders Bruce Chattin, Executive Director of the Washington Aggregates and Concrete Association, Metal/Nonmetal Administrator Merrifield, and Assistant Secretary Main participate at the aggregates stakeholder meeting in Seattle, WA.

Assistant Secretary's discusses recent metal/nonmetal outreach and safety and health improvements

Senior Vice President (Materials Group) Ron Summers, Metal/Nonmetal Administrator Merrifield, Assistant Secretary Main, CalPortland Director of Aggregates Scott Nicholson and CalPortland President and CEO Alan Hamblen view a map at CalPortland in Seattle, WA.

Assistant Secretary discusses recent metal/nonmetal outreach and safety and health improvements

Left to Right: [Foreground] Assistant Secretary Main, Metal/Nonmetal Administrator Merrifield, Bill Darnell-CalPortland Dupont Mine (Miners’ Representative IUOE Local 612)

Assistant Secretary discusses recent metal/nonmetal outreach and safety and health improvements

Miners, MSHA, and stakeholder visitors at the Dupont Mine-CalPortland.

Assistant Secretary discusses recent metal/nonmetal outreach and safety and health improvements

Metal/Nonmetal Administrator Neal Merrifield, Assistant Secretary Main, and Ash Grove Cement Safety Manager Aaron Johnsen on the top level of Ash Grove Cement Co. cooling tower.

Assistant Secretary discusses recent metal/nonmetal outreach and safety and health improvements

Michael Hrizuk, Ash Grove Senior Vice President, Todd McNitt-Ash Grove Cement, miners’ representative, and Assistant Secretary Main at Ash Grove Cement Co. in Seattle, WA.

Assistant Secretary discusses recent metal/nonmetal outreach and safety and health improvements

Mark Garrett (Control Room Operator for Ash Grove Cement Co.), Metal/Nonmetal Administrator Merrifield and Assistant Secretary Main in the control room at Ash Grove Cement Co. in Seattle, WA.

Assistant Secretary discusses recent metal/nonmetal outreach and safety and health improvements

Southern West Virginia Mine Rescue Contest – Contest coordinators Mike Plumley and Andy Fields watch the competition with Alpha Natural Resources Mine Rescue Team Member James Thomas. The contest was held at the National Mine Health and Safety Academy in Beckley, WV the week of August 27 – August 31, 2012.