September 18, 2008
MSHA Criticizes ICG Subsidiary in Fatal Mining Accident
Federal investigators concluded that an International Coal Group subsidiary lacked safeguards at a West Virginia mine where a miner was killed last May, according to a report issued Wednesday.
Despite the criticism over the death of miner Adam Lanham, the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration did not cite ICG's Wolf Run Mining over the May 30 accident, according to the report. Typically, faults uncovered during a fatal accident investigation can result in a contributing violation and fine.
- The Associated Press
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