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.