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DOL/MSHA Media Advisory
Mine Safety and Health Administration
Contact:Rodney Brown
Phone: (202) 693-9425


Released Wednesday, September 11, 2002


Media Advisory

Federal Mine-Safety Chief to Address Utah Mining Association


SALT LAKE CITY, Utah - Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health Dave D. Lauriski will address the 87th Annual Convention of the Utah Mining Association in Park City on Thursday, September 12. He will discuss the Mine Safety and Health Administration's participation in the rescue of nine miners who were trapped for 77 hours in the Quecreek Mine, Somerset County, Pa., as well as current agency initiatives to improve mine safety and health performance.

EVENT: Speech by Dave D. Lauriski, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health
DATE: Thursday, September 12, 2002
TIME: 9:30 a.m.
LOCATION: Kokopelli Ballroom, Grand Summit Resort, Park City, Utah
CONTACT: Rodney Brown
(202) 693-9425