Latest underground mining Stories
By Associated Press Utah's largest coal producer will bypass $100 million of coal to avoid the kind of danger that led to the collapse at Crandall Canyon. Arch Coal Inc. decided to pull back where a coal seam dips nearly 3,000 feet underground. The Utah Geological Survey says St.
By The Associated Press PRICE, Utah (AP) - The operator of a collapsed Utah mine violated safety protocols by cutting coal pillars that should have been left standing to prevent cave-ins, federal regulators said Thursday.The officials said a subsidiary of Ohio-based Murray Energy Corp.
SOUTH MILWAUKEE, Wis., July 24, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Bucyrus International, Inc.
Franklin Mining, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: FMNJ) (FRANKFURT: FMJ) Chairman and President William A.
By Jasen Lee Deseret News With the anniversary of the tragedy at Crandall Canyon approaching, the former head of the state Mine Safety Commission said the United States should take advantage of advanced technologies for mine safety that are available in other parts of the world. Scott Matheson Jr.
By Robert Gehrke, The Salt Lake Tribune Jul. 22--Nearly a year after the collapse of the Crandall Canyon coal mine killed nine men, the top federal mine safety official said Monday that steps have been taken that "absolutely" make working in Utah's mines safer.
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 21, 2008) - Selkirk Metals Corp.
ROYAL STANDARD MINERALS INC.(TSX VENTURE: RSM)(OTCBB: RYSMF) - At Goldwedge, the program of processing the low grade gold mineralized stockpiled material that was mined during the development of the upper portion of the decline is near completion.
By Rachel Carta, The News-Item, Shamokin, Pa. Jun. 27--MOUNT CARMEL TOWNSHIP -- A state official said a Shamokin area miner killed in an accident June 16 at Harmony Mine was in an area where the roof was not supported.
Silver Falcon Mining, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SFMI) announced the discovery of the "Belle Peck" adit on War Eagle Mountain. The long-lost "Belle Peck" adit was rediscovered after 100-plus years of being lost due to avalanches, cave-ins and encroaching vegetation.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).