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What's New for September 2013


POSTED: 9/3/2013
2013 National Metal NonMetal Mine Rescue Contest Results

Videos have been added to this page.

POSTED: 9/4/2013
Fatalgram

Fatality #13 - August 16, 2013
Machinery - Surface - Wyoming
Thunder Basin Coal Company LLC - Black Thunder

POSTED: 9/10/2013
Fedreg Doc 2013-21915

Petition for Modification

POSTED: 9/11/2013
Fatalgram

Fatality #14 - July 3, 2013
(Determined to be Chargeable September 4, 2013)
Other (Drowning) - Facility - Pennsylvania
Maple Creek Mining Incorporated - Maple Creek Preparation Plant

POSTED: 9/12/2013
News Release

MSHA praises court decision involving Mach Mining ventilation plan

POSTED: 9/18/2013
News Release

MSHA, engineering firm reach settlement in deadly 2007 Utah mine collapse
Agapito Associates Inc. agrees to pay $100,000 penalty

POSTED: 9/19/2013
Safety Alert

Roof Falls
During the eight day period from September 8, 2013 thru September 15, 2013, seven roof falls occurred on working sections after the roof was bolted.

POSTED: 9/19/2013
Safety Alert

Mine Elevators
Several entrapments have occurred where mine elevators have stopped in the shaft hoistway or have failed to properly align with the landing.

POSTED: 9/20/2013
Fatal Accident Report

Fatality #5 - February 12, 2013
Powered Haulage - Underground - West Virginia
Consolidation Coal Company - Loveridge #22

POSTED: 9/23/2013
Safety Alert

ACCIDENTS OCCUR WHEN YOU LEAST EXPECT IT
MAKE THE RIGHT DECISION TO PREVENT THEM!
Three fatal accidents have occurred within a week at metal and nonmetal mines.

POSTED: 9/24/2013
Fedreg Doc 2013-22804

Notice
Criteria to Certify Coal Mine Rescue Teams

POSTED: 9/25/2013
News Release

MSHA releases guide for miners’ representatives

POSTED: 9/25/2013
Fedreg Doc 2013-23266

Petition for Modification

POSTED: 9/26/2013
News Release

MSHA announces results of August impact inspections

POSTED: 9/26/2013
Fatalgram

Fatality #13 - September 19, 2013
Powered Haulage – Pennsylvania – Crushed, Broken Slate
T. G. Mountain Stone - Northrup Quarry

POSTED: 9/26/2013
Fatalgram

Fatality #12 - September 18, 2013
Falling/Sliding Material – Kentucky – Crushed, Broken Limestone NEC
Gaddie-Shamrock LLC - Caldwell Quarry

POSTED: 9/26/2013
Fatalgram

Fatality #11 - September 16, 2013
Powered Haulage – Missouri – Crushed, Broken Limestone NEC
Con-Agg of MO, LLC - Huntsville Quarry