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January
01/02/2003 News Release
Mining Deaths Drop To New Low In 2002
01/21/2003 News Release
MSHA Publishes Internal Review on Kentucky Slurry Spill
Agency Acts to Eliminate Weaknesses
01/24/2003 News Release
Federal Mine Agency Strengthens Oversight and Accountability Systems
Publishes Internal Review on Alabama Mine Explosions
01/24/2003 News Release
MSHA Announces Team to Investigate Fatal Shaft Explosion
February
02/06/2003 News Release
Workshops Target Safety At Stone, Sand and Gravel Mines
Free "Spring Thaw" Safety Seminars Set in Multiple States
02/06/2003 News Release
Workshop Targets Safety At Stone, Sand and Gravel Mines
Free "spring thaw" seminar at Midlothian Civic Center, Feb. 10
02/06/2003 News Release
Workshop Targets Safety At Stone, Sand and Gravel Mines
Free "spring thaw" seminar at Contractors Training Hall, Port Lavaca, Feb. 12
02/06/2003 News Release
Workshop Targets Safety At Stone, Sand and Gravel Mines
Free "spring thaw" safety seminar set in Wausau, Wis.
02/06/2003 News Release
Workshop Targets Safety At Stone, Sand and Gravel Mines
Free "spring thaw" safety seminar set in Rockford, Ill.
02/06/2003 News Release
Workshop Targets Safety At Stone, Sand and Gravel Mines
Free "spring thaw" safety seminar set in Terre Haute, Ind.
02/06/2003 News Release
Workshop Targets Safety At Stone, Sand and Gravel Mines
Free "spring thaw" safety seminar set in Burnsville, Minn.
02/06/2003 News Release
Workshop Targets Safety At Stone, Sand and Gravel Mines
Free "spring thaw" safety seminar set in Columbus, Ohio
02/07/2003 News Release
Tri-State Group to Address Mining Concerns in Appalachia
02/10/2003 News Release
Workshop in Bend, Ore., Targets Safety At Stone, Sand and Gravel Mines
02/10/2003 News Release
Workshop in Twin Falls, Idaho Targets Safety At Stone, Sand and Gravel Mines
02/11/2003 News Release
MSHA, NSSGA Form Innovative Mine Safety Alliance
02/11/2003 News Release
Civil Penalties Rise for Mine Safety and Health Violations
02/11/2003 News Release
Workshops Target Safety At Stone, Sand and Gravel Mines
Free "spring thaw" safety seminar scheduled for Reno
02/11/2003 News Release
Workshops Target Safety At Stone, Sand and Gravel Mines
Free "spring thaw" safety seminar in Batavia on Feb. 25
02/11/2003 News Release
Free "spring thaw" safety seminar set in Saginaw, Mich.
02/12/2003 News Release
Workshops Target Safety At Stone, Sand and Gravel Mines
"Spring thaw" safety seminar in East Windsor, Conn. - March 20
02/12/2003 News Release
Workshops Target Safety At Stone, Sand and Gravel Mines
"Spring thaw" safety seminar in Manchester, N.H. - March 18
02/26/2003 Media Availability
Head of Federal Mine Safety Agency to Receive Award for Leadership Role in Quecreek Mine Rescue
March
03/04/2003 News Release
MSHA Awards Illinois More than $220,000 for Training, Education
Federal, State Agencies to Hold Joint Safety Conference
03/05/2003 News Release
MSHA Moves On New Rules to Prevent Black Lung
03/11/2003 News Release
Workshops Target Safety At Stone, Sand and Gravel Mines
Free safety seminar scheduled for Prescott
03/17/2003 News Release
Media Availability
Head of Federal Mine Safety Agency to Tour Mississippi Lime Company Operations
03/18/2003 News Release
MSHA Awards Alaska Grant for Training and Education
03/18/2003 News Release
MSHA Awards Idaho Grant for Training and Education
03/18/2003 News Release
MSHA Awards Oregon Grant for Training and Education
03/18/2003 News Release
MSHA Awards Washington Grant for Training, Education
03/18/2003 News Release
MSHA Awards West Virginia Grant for Training, Education
03/21/2003 News Release
MSHA Awards Missouri Grant for Training and Education

Mine Safety and Health Director Addresses Southeastern Missouri Mine Safety Association
03/27/2003 News Release
MSHA Awards Iowa Grant for Training, Education
03/27/2003 News Release
MSHA Awards Kansas Grant for Training, Education
03/27/2003 News Release
MSHA Awards Nebraska Grant for Training, Education
03/28/2003 News Release
North Carolina Awarded Grant for Mine Safety Training, Education
Federal Mine Safety and Health Director Lauds State for Fatality-Free Year in Mining
03/31/2003 Media Advisory
U.S. Mine Safety Director to Visit Alabama Quarry Operation
April
04/02/2003 MSHA Develops Educational Poster Aimed at Keeping Children Safe
Poster to Augment Safety Message in "Stay Out-Stay Alive" Public Awareness Campaign
04/02/2003 MSHA Awards Alabama Grant for Training and Education
04/02/2003 MSHA Awards Kentucky Grant for Training and Education
04/02/2003 MSHA Awards Mississippi Grant for Training and Education
04/08/2003 MSHA Awards Indiana Grant for Training and Education
04/08/2003 MSHA Awards Michigan Grant for Training and Education
04/08/2003 MSHA Awards Minnesota Grant for Training and Education
04/08/2003 MSHA Awards Arizona Grant for Training and Education
04/08/2003 MSHA Awards California Grant for Training and Education
04/08/2003 MSHA Awards Nevada Grant for Training and Education
04/15/2003 MSHA Awards Arkansas Grant for Training and Education
04/15/2003 MSHA Awards New Mexico Grant for Training and Education
04/15/2003 MSHA Awards Texas Grant for Training and Education
04/15/2003 MSHA Awards Florida Grant for Training and Education
04/15/2003 MSHA Awards Tennessee Grant for Training and Education
04/18/2003 MSHA Awards Montana Grant for Training and Education
04/18/2003 MSHA Awards North Dakota Grant for Training and Education
04/18/2003 MSHA Awards South Dakota Grant for Training and Education
04/22/2003 MSHA Urges Kids to "Stay Out and Stay Alive!"
National Safety Campaign Kicks off Fifth Year
04/28/2003 MSHA Awards New Jersey Grant for Training and Education
04/28/2003 MSHA, IMA-NA Form Miner Safety and Health Alliance
04/29/2003 MSHA Awards Maine Grant for Training and Education
04/29/2003 MSHA Awards New York Grant for Training and Education
04/30/2003 Media Advisory
Mine Rescue Teams Stage Mock Mine Emergency
U.S. Mine Safety Director to Oversee Rescue Competition, Tour Morton Salt Mine
May
05/07/2003 News Release
Mine Agency Fills District Manager Post
05/08/2003 MSHA Awards Georgia Grant for Training and Education
05/12/2003 Media Advisory
MSHA To Hold Public Hearing In Evansville, Ind.
On Coal Dust Sampling Requirements
Proposed Changes Designed to Improve Black Lung Prevention
05/13/2003 Media Advisory
MSHA To Hold Public Hearing In Lexington, Ky.
On Coal Dust Sampling Requirements
Proposed Changes Designed to Improve Black Lung Prevention
05/13/2003 MSHA Awards South Carolina Grant for Training, Education
05/13/2003 MSHA Awards Ohio Grant for Training, Education
05/13/2003 MSHA Awards Massachusetts Grant for Training and Education
05/13/2003 MSHA Awards New Hampshire Grant for Training and Education
05/16/2003 MSHA Awards Outreach Grant to Train Miners in Connecticut and Rhode Island
05/16/2003 Media Advisory
MSHA To Hold Public Hearing In Birmingham, Ala.
On Coal Dust Sampling Requirements
Proposed Changes Designed to Improve Black Lung Prevention
05/19/2003 MSHA Awards Utah Grant for Training and Education
05/20/2003 MSHA Awards Wisconsin Grant for Training and Education
05/20/2003 Media Advisory
MSHA To Hold Public Hearing In Grand Junction, Colo.
On Coal Dust Sampling Requirements
Proposed Changes Designed to Improve Black Lung Prevention
05/21/2003 MSHA Awards Virginia Grant for Training and Education
05/22/2003 MSHA Awards Vermont Grant for Training and Education
05/29/2003 Experimental Robot to Explore Underground Coal Mine (Media Advisory)
05/30/2003 Experimental Robot to Explore Underground Coal Mine
June
06/05/2003 News Release
MSHA Awards Colorado Grant for Training and Education
06/11/2003 News Release
MSHA Awards Pennsylvania, Delaware Grants for Training, Education
Agency Director Brings Mine Safety Message to Anthracite Region
06/17/2003 News Release
Mine Rescuers Test Their Skills in Mock Mine Emergency
06/17/2003 News Release
New MSHA Rule Allows Alternate Program for Evaluation of Mining Products
06/24/2003 News Release
MSHA, Safety Organization Form Safety and Health Alliance
06/24/2003 News Release
Preliminary Success of In-Mine Tests Offers Opportunity On Respirable Coal Dust Proposed Rules
06/25/2003 News Release
MSHA Levies Fine for Alabama Mine Accident
06/25/2003 News Release
MSHA Awards Louisiana Grant for Training and Education
July
07/01/2003 News Release
MSHA Alerts Coal Miners to Current Trends
07/08/2003 News Release
Court of Appeals Rules for MSHA on Dust Sampling
07/25/2003 News Release
MSHA a Finalist in 2003 Service to America Award
07/29/2003 News Release
MSHA Addresses Recent Trend in Mining Fatalities
Agency launches massive safety sweep aimed at all 1500 U.S. coal mines
August
08/11/2003 Media Advisory
MSHA Completes Investigation into Quecreek Mine Accident
08/12/2003 News Release
MSHA Issues Quecreek Investigation Report
08/15/2003 News Release
MSHA Proposes New Rules On DPM Exposure
Hearings Set for Salt Lake City, St. Louis and Pittsburgh
08/19/2003 News Release
Mine Safety Information Now E-Mailed to Computer Users
Agency also upgrading Web site to receive required documents electronically
08/22/2003 News Release
MSHA Awards Oklahoma Grant for Training and Education
08/26/2003 Media Advisory
Head of Mine Safety Agency to Visit Southwest Va., Coal Mine
September
09/09/2003 News Release
MSHA Issues Final Rule on Mine Emergency Actions
09/09/2003 News Release
MSHA, Safety Council Sign Alliance Agreement
09/15/2003 News Release
National Contest Puts Mine Rescuers Through Their Paces
Miner Safety is Contest Goal
09/24/2003 News Release
Pennsylvania Team Takes Top Honors in National Mine Rescue Contest
09/30/2003 News Release
MSHA Urges Heightened Awareness During Colder Months
October
10/03/2003 News Release
MSHA Recognizes Safest U.S. Mining Operations
10/14/2003 News Release
MSHA Expands Web Site Service for Mining Industry
"E-gov" initiative will allow filing of required forms over Internet
10/23/2003 News Release
MSHA Issues Investigation Report on Kentucky Mine Death
November
11/04/2003 News Release
MSHA Launches Second Sweep of U.S. Coal Mines
Agency urges constant vigilance in prevention of fatal accidents
December
12/08/2003 News Release
MSHA Calls Attention to Winter Mining Hazards
Agency Urges Miners to Focus on Dangers During Holiday Season
12/09/2003 Media Advisory
Hallett Materials Employees Receive Sentinels of Safety Award
Assistant Secretary Lauriski to present award in New Caney, Texas
12/22/2003 News Release
MSHA Announces $3.9 Million in Grants
to Digitize Abandoned Mine Maps and Improve Miner Safety



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