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What's New for May 2013

POSTED: 5/3/2013
Fatal Accident Report

Fatality #1 - January 26, 2013
Machinery - Surface - Kentucky
T and T Energy, LLC - Begley Resources #1 Mine

POSTED: 5/7/2013
Mine Injury and Worktime Quarterly Reports

2013 1st Quarter Data Now Available...

POSTED: 5/7/2013
Part 50 Data

2013 1st Quarter Data Now Available...

POSTED: 5/7/2013
News Release

MSHA, US Lime reach settlement in 2010 mine death

POSTED: 5/7/2013

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

POSTED: 5/9/2013

Procedure Instruction Letter
Reissue of I11-V-7 - Mine Safety Appliances Life-Saver 60 Self-Contained Self-Rescuer

POSTED: 5/9/2013
News Release

MSHA, New Elk Coal reach settlement
Miner who filed discrimination complaint to receive $115,000

POSTED: 5/10/2013
Fedreg Doc 2013-11129

Coal Mine Dust Sampling Devices; Correction

POSTED: 5/14/2013
Safety Hazard Alert Posted

Proper Drilling Procedures
Recently, a roof-bolting machine operator was seriously injured when he was struck by an unrestrained rotating drill steel.

POSTED: 5/14/2013
Fedreg Doc 2013–11341

Proposed Collection; Comment Request;
Cleanup Program for Accumulations of Coal and Float Coal Dusts, Loose Coal, and Other Combustibles

POSTED: 5/15/2013
News Release

US Department of Labor secures payment of $34,061 in overdue mine safety fines
from Jewett City, Conn., sand and gravel operation
American Industries Inc. also ordered to post $30,000 cash performance bond

POSTED: 5/16/2013
News Release

Temporary reinstatement victory for California miner
Mine owner initially refused to comply with judge’s order

POSTED: 5/17/2013
Ocenco SCSRs Notice Update

May 17, 2013: MSHA and NIOSH have continued the investigation of the reported Ocenco M 20 SCSR malfunctions. Initially, a group of six SCSRs were tested by the mine operator at the Enlow Fork Mine in southwestern Pennsylvania.

POSTED: 5/20/2013
Fedreg Doc 2013–12078

Fees for Testing, Evaluation, and Approval of Mining Products

POSTED: 5/20/2013
Fedreg Doc 2013–11887

Petition for Modification; Notice

POSTED: 5/28/2013

Fatality #7 - May 17, 2013
Powered Haulage – New Mexico – Molybdenum Ore
Chevron Mining Inc - Questa Mine & Mill

POSTED: 5/29/2013

Program Policy Letter
Maintenance of Cutting Bits on Continuous Mining Machines and Longwall Shearers under 30 C.F.R. § 75.1725(a)

POSTED: 5/30/2013
News Release

MSHA announces results of April impact inspections