Penalties Cut Where Contractor Was Responsible for Housekeeping
- Created: Wednesday, 29 April 2015 13:47
- Published: Wednesday, 29 April 2015 13:47
By Ellen Smith
ALJ David Barbour upheld eight citations issued against Northshore Mining Co.’s mine in Silver Bay, Minn., and vacated one guarding citation for lack of fair notice. The Secretary and company settled 25 additional violations stemming from multiple inspections that occurred between January 2013 and August 2013 for fines totaling $27,626, down from MSHA’s $79,023 in proposed penalties.