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Sixth Circuit Denies Review Of Judgment Favoring Former Employee In Retaliation Claim Under The Mine Act
The Sixth Circuit recently upheld an administrative decision in favor of a miner's whistleblower complaint, further underscoring the need for mine operators to implement strong anti-retaliation policies and keep detailed supporting records of internal investigations and employment-related decisions.
United States
11 Oct 2018
MSHA Issues RFI For Safety Improvement Technologies And Belt Conveyors
MSHA just announced a Request for Information (RFI) on safety improvement technologies for mobile equipment and for belt conveyors, both at surface mines. 83 Fed. Reg. 29716 (June 26, 2018).
United States
9 Jul 2018
EPA Determines No Need For Additional Superfund Financial Responsibility Rules For Hardrock Mining Industry
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it will not issue a final rule for the Obama-era's proposed regulations for financial responsibility requirements for certain hardrock mining ...
United States
7 Dec 2017
Senate Confirms Trump Selection For MSHA
President Trump's selection for Administrator at MSHA has been confirmed this week by the Senate.
United States
20 Nov 2017
New GAO Report Highlights Challenges In Complying With Conflicts Minerals Rule
Companies are experiencing difficulties in complying with their disclosure responsibilities under the SEC's conflict mineral requirements.
United States
5 Sep 2016
MSHA Announces Proposed Rule On Mine Examinations
MSHA announced today that it has formally submitted a proposed mine examination rule for publication in the June 8, 2016 Federal Register.
United States
14 Jun 2016
The Latest Challenges In Health And Safety In The Mining Industry
Mining is going through a testing time. Indeed, Dr Adam Fraser suggested that the mining industry was in the midst of a 'perfect storm' – with the industry facing change on almost every front.
United States
23 Sep 2015
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