Mine Commission Upholds Citations
Created: Monday, 05 December 2011 16:25
Published: Monday, 05 December 2011 16:25
The Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission upheld citations issued last May by the U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) to Connolly-Pacific Co.'s Pebbly Beach Quarry, located on Catalina Island, Calif., according to MSHA.
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ALJ Affirms $70,000 Penalty, Personal Charges Against Mine Supervisor
Created: Monday, 05 December 2011 16:21
Published: Monday, 05 December 2011 16:21
By Ellen Smith
A $70,000 penalty against a mining company, and a $7,000 personal fine against a supervisor has been upheld, where a miner fell through a walkway hole, dropping 28 ft. to his death when the workers were in the final stages of replacing a tail pulley belt at Freeport-McMoran’s Morenci Mine in Greelee, Ariz.
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