Better Days for Mine Safety Lie Ahead
- Created: Monday, 09 January 2012 12:26
- Published: Monday, 09 January 2012 12:26
The year 2011 departs as a disappointment because it did not end, as hoped, with the fewest fatalities ever in the U.S. mining industry. Last year got off to a promising start. One fatality is too many; still, by June 30 just 13 miners had been killed, a mark that would have set a record had it not been exceeded the rest of the year.