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What's New for July 2013


POSTED: 7/1/2013
News Release

Armstrong Coal Co.’s lawsuit against miner violates Mine Act, judge rules

POSTED: 7/3/2013
Fedreg Doc 2013-16051

Information Collection Request
Application for a Permit To Fire More than 20 Boreholes and/or for the use of Nonpermissible Blasting Units, Explosives, and Shot-Firing Units; Posting Notices of Misfires

POSTED: 7/10/2013
News Release

MSHA releases final data for 2012
Numbers indicate lowest mining death and injury rates

POSTED: 7/11/2013
Questions and Answers

for MSHA’s Refuge Alternatives Requirements have been added July 9, 2013...

POSTED: 7/11/2013
Fatal Accident Report

Fatality #6 - April 27, 2013
Powered Haulage – Texas – Gypsum
Allied Custom Gypsum - ACG #1 Shamrock

POSTED: 7/15/2013
P13-V-09

Program Policy Letter
Re-Issue of P11-V-07 - Two-Way Communication and Electronic Tracking System: Potential Interference of RF Electromagnetic Fields with Electric Blasting Circuits

POSTED: 7/17/2013
Health Hazard Alert

Heat Stress

POSTED: 7/18/2013
Fatalgram

Fatality #10 - July 2, 2013
Powered Haulage - Underground - Illinois
Peabody Midwest Mining, LLC - Wildcat Hills Mine-Underground

POSTED: 7/18/2013
Fedreg Doc 2013-17202

Petition for Modification
Notice of Filing

POSTED: 7/19/2013
Fatal Accident Report

Fatality #7 - March 13, 2013
Fall of Roof or Back - Underground - West Virginia
Newtown Energy, Inc. - Peerless Rachel Mine

POSTED: 7/23/2013
Fatal Accident Report

Fatality #17 - November 17, 2012
Machinery - Underground - Illinois
Big Ridge Inc - Willow Lake Portal

POSTED: 7/25/2013
News Release

MSHA announces results of June impact inspections

POSTED: 7/26/2013
Clarification

of standards: 30 CFR §§ 56/57.4501;
56/57.14105; 56/57.12016; and 56/57.12017

POSTED: 7/29/2013
Media Advisory

Mine rescuers test their skills at metal/nonmetal national mine rescue competition

POSTED: 7/30/2013
Fedreg Doc 2013-18209

Notice
Brookwood-Sago Mine Safety Grants

POSTED: 7/31/2013
News Release

US Labor Department's MSHA releases mid-year mine fatality update

POSTED: 7/31/2013
Fatal Summaries

Mid-year Summary of 2013 Fatal Accidents