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SENTINELS OF SAFETY AWARDS — 2000

Exceptional Safety Records
Other mining operations with exceptional safety records during 2000


Underground Coal Group
Low Gap Powellton #1 Mine, Marfork Coal Company, Whitesville, WV, 148,244 hours. Deep Mine No. 3, Pen Coal Corporation -Kiah Creek Div., Dunlow, WV, 102,490 hours. Castle Mine, Elk Run Coal Company, Inc., Sylvester, WV, 93,245 hours. Martwick Underground, Peabody Coal Company, Central City, KY, 92,219 hours.

Surface Coal Group
Eagle Butte Mine, RAG Coal West, Inc., Gillette, WY, 307,024 hours. South Hallsville No. 1 Mine, The Sabine Mining Company, Hallsville, TX, 300,973 hours. Coal Mac #68 Surface, Coal Mac, Inc., Williamson, WV, 275,637. Muskingum Mine, Central Ohio Coal Co., Cumberland, OH, 271,519 hours.

Underground Metal Group
Clinch Valley Mine, Pasminco Zinc, Inc., Thornhill, TN, 78,300 hours. Rosebud Mine, Rosebud Mining Co., Winnemucca, NV, 73,627 hours. Lamefoot Mine Site, Echo Bay Minerals, Inc., Republic, WA, 71,503 hours. K-2 Mine Site, Echo Bay Minerals, Inc., Republic, WA 70,748 hours.

Underground Nonmetal Group

Mississippi Potash West, Mississippi Potash, Inc., Carlsbad, NM 268,891 hours. Detroit Salt Mine, The Detroit Salt Company, Detroit, MI, 94,289. Blue Stone Quarry, Latrobe Construction Co., Latrobe, PA, 89,030 hours. Whitney Mine (UG), Hanson Aggregates PMA, Inc., Whitney, PA. 68,360 hours.

Open Pit Group
Denton-Rawhide, Kennecott Rawhide Mining Co., Fallon, NV, 235,961 hours. Klondyke Mine, Engelhard Corp., Gordon, GA, 226,746 hours. Montana Tunnels, Montana Tunnels Mining, Inc., Jefferson City, MT, 195,713 hours. Florida Canyon Mine, Florida Canyon Mining, Inc., Imlay, NV, 185,821 hours.

Quarry Group
Palm Beach Aggregates, Inc., Palm Beach Aggregates, Inc., Loxahatchee, FL, 114,260 hours. East Thomas Quarry & Plant, Wade Sand & Gravel Co., Inc., Birmingham, AL, 103,299 hours. Longview Operation, Dravo Lime, Inc., Saginaw, AL, 102,884, hours. Morgan Pit, A.J. Brauer Stone Co. Jarrell, TX, 93,185 hours.

Bank or Pit Group
Little River Plant, Hanson Aggregates West, Ashdown, AR, 130,589 hours. Pit & Plant #4, Capitol Aggreg., LTD, Austin, TX, 115,986 hours. Taylor Plant, Badger Mining Corporation, Taylor, WI, 112,019 hours. Elsinore Pit & Mill, Elsinore Ready Mix Co., Inc., Elsinore, CA, 111,372 hours.

Dredge Group
Rockport Plant, Mulzer Crushed Stone, Inc., Tell City, IN, 109,762 hours. Porter Plant, Hallett Materials, Porter, TX, 105,175 hours. EPK Clay Division, The Feldspar Corporation, Edgar, FL, 81,678 hours. Lower Burrell Plant, Hanson Aggregates PMA, Inc., New Kensington, PA, 69,629 hours.