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January
01/06/2004 News Release
MSHA Reports Mining Industry Sets Best Safety Record Since 1910
01/20/2004 News Release
MSHA and International Union of Operating Engineers Sign Alliance Agreement
February
02/04/2004 Media Advisory
Mine Safety Agency Leader to Address Indiana Aggregates Group
02/05/2004 News Release
DOL Appeals Judge's Decision in Martin County Case
02/17/2004 News Release
Free Mine Safety Workshops Available in 38 States and Puerto Rico
March
03/18/2004 Media Advisory
Top Federal Mine Safety Official to Visit Georgia Quarry
03/18/2004 News Release
Labor Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces $7.7 Million for
Mine Safety Training
03/24/2004 Media Advisory
MSHA Assistant Secretary Lauriski to Hold Press Conference on Dotiki Mine Rescue
03/25/2004 News Release
MSHA Assistant Secretary Lauriski Cites Cooperation, Technology and Quick Decision-Making in Dotiki Mine Recovery
03/26/2004 News Release
MSHA Web Site Available to File Required and Commonly Used Mining Forms
03/29/2004 Media Advisory
MSHA National Public-Safety Campaign Kicks Off in Albuquerque, N.M.
03/30/2004 Media Advisory
Top Mine Safety Official to Tour Yavapai Materials Operation
03/31/2004 News Release
MSHA Tri-State Safety Summit in Beckley, W. Va., on April 1
April
04/05/2004 Media Advisory
Top Federal Mine Safety Official to Tour Powell Mountain's Limestone Mine
04/06/2004 Media Advisory
MSHA National Public-Safety Campaign Travels to Rolla, Mo.
04/07/2004 Media Advisory
Top Federal Mine Safety Official to Tour Doe Run's Sweetwater Mine and Mill
04/22/2004 Media Advisory
MSHA's Lauriski to Speak as 2004 Shoemaker Lecturer
in Mineral Engineering at Penn State University
04/26/2004 News Release
MSHA Urges Children to "Stay Out-Stay Alive"
as National Public-Safety Campaign Begins Sixth Year
04/29/2004 Media Advisory
Mine Rescue Teams to Compete in Mock Mine Emergency
May
05/11/2004 News Release
MSHA Releases Fourth Volume of "Mine Safety Minutes" to Communicate with Miners, Operators
05/14/2004 Media Advisory
MSHA Assistant Secretary to Speak at Mine Ventilation Symposium in Anchorage, Alaska
05/21/2004 Media Advisory
MSHA Assistant Secretary to Speak at 34th Annual Institute on Mining Health, Safety and Research
June
06/21/2004 News Release
The U.S. Department of Labor and The People's Republic of China Sign Four Joint Letters of Understanding
06/21/2004 News Release
Holmes Safety Association to Consider Recognition of Individual Miners
July
07/06/2004 News Release
Mine Rescuers Test Their Skills in Simulated Mine Emergency
National Competition Draws Teams from Around the Country
07/19/2004 News Release
MSHA and Ironworkers Union Form Safety Alliance
07/23/2004 News Release
MSHA's First State Coal Summit Concludes in Beckley, W. Va.
Officials from 10 States Assemble to Examine Coal Mine Safety Issues
August
08/19/2004 News Release
Safe Miners Now Recognized as "Professional Miners"
08/17/2004 Media Advisory
Mine Safety Group to Unveil New National Miner Recognition Program
September
09/13/2004 Media Advisory
Federal Mine Safety Agency Deputy Assistant Secretary John Correll to
Deliver Keynote Address at National Safety Council Convention
09/27/2004 News Release
MSHA Web Site Available to File Required Diesel Inventory Form
09/27/2004 Media Advisory
U.S. Labor Department Officials Join National Mining Association Attendees at MINExpo in Las Vegas
09/28/2004 News Release
MSHA, BCOA and NMA Act to Improve Miner Health and Safety
Groups Form Alliance to Foster Safe and Healthy Mining Operations
09/28/2004 News Release
U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration Recognizes Mining Operations for Safety Achievements
2003 Sentinels of Safety Awards Announced by Department of Labor and National Mining Association
October
10/04/2004 News Release
Mine Safety and Health Administration Is Hiring in Your Neighborhood! MSHA to Conduct On-Site Applicant Screening Sessions in NY and PA
10/06/2004 News Release
MSHA Warns Mine Operators to Focus on Winter Hazards
Records Show Most Violent Mining Accidents Occur During Winter
10/13/2004 News Release
Mine Safety and Health Administration Celebrates
25 Years of Success with Publication on Agency's History
10/13/2004 News Release
MSHA Assistant Secretary Announces Drug-Free Workplace Alliance with Four Labor Unions
10/14/2004 News Release
Federal Mine Safety Agency Transfers Legendary Rescue Capsule
MSHA Awards More than $2 Million in Grants and Contracts
10/15/2004 News Release
MSHA Taking Hiring Efforts to Mining Communities Nationwide
Agency to Conduct Next On-Site Applicant Screening Sessions in KY and VA
10/19/2004 News Release
MSHA, State of West Virginia Join Forces To Enhance Mine Safety and Health
10/20/2004 News Release
Mine Safety and Health Contract Awarded to West Virginia Firm
Bluefield-Based Marshall Miller Receives $283,777 to Conduct In-Seam Seismic Tests
10/22/2004 News Release
Nearly $600,000 in Mine Safety and Health Contracts Awarded in Colorado
Colorado School of Mines, Blackhawk GeoServices to Conduct Seismic Testing
10/25/2004 News Release
$1.395 Million Mine Safety and Health Contract Awarded to New Mexico Company
Stolar Research Corp. to Demonstrate Two Void-Detection Technologies
10/28/2004 News Release
MSHA, Kentucky Kickoff Anti-Drug and Alcohol Abuse Initiative
"Keeping America's Mines Drug- and Alcohol-Free" is New Program's Theme
November
11/04/2004 News Release
MSHA to Conduct "Retreat Mining" Seminars In Kentucky and West Virginia
Underground Coal Industry Personnel Encouraged to Attend
11/05/2004 Statement
Statement of U.S. Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health
Dave D. Lauriski on Focused Inspection Study
11/12/2004 News Release
U.S. Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health Dave D. Lauriski Announces His Plans for Departure
Leaves behind a legacy of accomplishments and strong safety record
11/19/2004 News Release
David G. Dye Appointed Acting Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health
December
12/02/2004 News Release
MSHA, States to Convene Drug Abuse Summit in Hazard, KY



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