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Roy Slack – Cementation president knows people make companies great

By IAN ROSS Roy Slack is has built the kind of company he always wanted to work for. The president of one of Canada's largest mine builders has developed a stellar company reputation for safety […]

Kennecott Utah Copper hits new safety milestone

Kennecott Utah Copper (KUC) employees and contractors have worked for more than 107 consecutive days without incurring a Lost-Time Injury (LTI).  This equates to more than 2 million consecutive hours worked without a LTI across all of KUC’s facilities.  As a substantial contributor to this record, KUC’s Bingham Canyon Mine has separately exceeded over 1 [...]

ArcelorMittal and unions sign groundbreaking global agreement on occupational health and safety

The world’s largest steel company, ArcelorMittal, and trade unions representing its employees across the globe yesterday signed a new and groundbreaking agreement to further improve health and standards throughout the company. The agreement, the first […]

Couer takes safety to heart

Coeur d’Alene Mines has received five major safety awards from the International Society of Mine Safety Professionals (ISMSP) for its safe operations, as well as for safe worker activities related to its new San Bartolome silver […]

State mine safety chief needs more time for mine seal tests

Charleston Gazette (May 13, 2008) - State officials expect to miss a deadline next week to report to Gov. Joe Manchin about the adequacy of West Virginia's new rules governing underground coal-mine seals.

MSHA issues warning to kids, adults about recreational activities on mine property

MSHA (May 15, 2008) - On May 12, 2008, the U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) kicked off its annual "Stay Out-Stay Alive" public safety campaign to warn outdoor enthusiasts - especially children - about the dangers of playing on mine property.

State mine safety chief needs more time for mine seal tests

Charleston Gazette (May 13, 2008) - State officials expect to miss a deadline next week to report to Gov. Joe Manchin about the adequacy of West Virginia's new rules governing underground coal-mine seals.