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2013-12-18 20:20:44

TORONTO, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - U.S. Silver & Gold Inc. (TSX: USA) (OTCQX: USGIF) has come to an agreement with the Mine Safety and Health Administration ("MSHA") to modify a previously issued order, and will re-open its Galena Mine Shaft #3 which is used for hoisting ore. The Mine will begin to recall employees who were impacted by the closure tomorrow (December 19, 2013). The original MSHA order was given during a routine inspection and involved repairs on the #3...

2013-12-18 20:20:42

TORONTO, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - U.S. Silver & Gold Inc. (TSX: USA) (OTCQX: USGIF) received an order from the Mine Safety and Health Administration ("MSHA") that required the Company to temporarily shut down its Galena Mine Shaft #3 pending resolution of four previously existing citations that did not relate to any employee injury or allege imminent danger in the mine. Some employees were temporarily sent home while a contingency plan was developed. The MSHA order was...

2013-11-28 23:22:18

Doe Run's Comprehensive Training Promotes Safe Practices in Company’s Mines and Mills St. Louis (PRWEB) November 28, 2013 For the first time in its 50 years of operation, The Doe Run Company’s (Doe Run) Southeast Missouri Mining & Milling Division (SEMO) in Viburnum, Mo., reached 3 million safe work hours without a lost-time injury on Oct. 27, 2013. Employees have worked diligently, and safely, to reach an unprecedented company milestone. Prior to this accomplishment, SEMO’s...

2013-10-01 08:32:08

Premier program combines mine safety training with OSHA courses to be "one stop shop" for Texas occupational health and safety instruction. AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Professional Development Center (UT PDC) at The University of Texas at Austin is proud to introduce the new Health and Safety Training Center (HSTC) for professionals in Texas and beyond. Previously operating as the Texas Mine Safety and Health Program, the new HSTC continues to offer Mine Safety...

2013-09-24 12:22:04

Zinkan Enterprises' proprietary dust control chemistry for international operations meets proposed MSHA regulations CLEVELAND, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Zinkan Enterprises announced today the release of a premium dust reduction product, MineREADY(TM). MineREADY(TM) was specifically developed to mitigate silica and quartz dust in support of mining operations and the final ruling from Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) on respirable dust in underground mines. Since...

2013-09-13 08:21:28

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot Coal Corporation (OTC: PCXCQ) today announced that G. Frank Foster has been inducted into the Coal Mine Rescue Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony took place in Columbus, Ohio during the banquet recognizing the winners of the 2013 biennial national mine rescue competition. The Hall of Fame was established by the Mine Safety and Health Administration to honor individuals with exceptional accomplishments in the field of mine rescue....

2013-08-14 23:28:03

For the first time in its 50 years of operation, The Doe Run Company’s (Doe Run) Southeast Missouri Mining & Milling Division (SEMO) in Viburnum, Mo., reached 2.5 million safe work hours without a lost-time injury. St. Louis (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 For the first time in its 50 years of operation, The Doe Run Company’s (Doe Run) Southeast Missouri Mining & Milling Division (SEMO) in Viburnum, Mo., reached 2.5 million safe work hours without a lost-time injury. Prior to this...

2013-07-08 16:21:03

PRICE, Utah, July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Arch Coal today announced that Canyon Fuel Company's Dugout Canyon and Sufco mines have received two major multi-state safety awards from the Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Institute (RMCMI). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120727/CG47668LOGO) Dugout Canyon mine received the RMCMI 2013 Safety Award among small underground mines for achieving a perfect safety record. Dugout Canyon employees worked 239,763 hours with a total incident...

2013-07-01 16:21:48

GILLETTE, Wyo., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE:ACI) today announced that Thunder Basin Coal Company's Coal Creek mine has received the Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Institute's 2013 Safety Award for exceptional safety performance. This is the second consecutive year Coal Creek has earned this recognition. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120727/CG47668LOGO) "I want to commend the employees of Coal Creek for their unwavering focus on best-in-class...

2013-03-25 08:22:36

LEXINGTON, Ky., March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With deepest sorrow, Rhino Resource Partners LP reports that our friend and co-worker, Elam Derk Jones, an employee of Castle Valley Mining LLC ("Castle Valley") in Emery County, Utah, was fatally injured in a roof fall at Mine #4 on Friday, March 22, 2013 at approximately 3:05 local time. Mr. Jones was operating a continuous miner when the accident occurred. Another miner was injured in the incident and was taken to the hospital,...