Inspector General Memo Points To Gaps In Pattern Of Violations

The Mine Safety and Health Administration responded to last week’s alert memorandum issued by the department’s Office of Inspector General, which highlights flaws in MSHA’s past implementation of its Pattern of Violations authority, including setting limits on the number of mines the agency targeted for potential POV because of resource limitations

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Granite Construction Awarded $106M Project In Utah

Granite Construction's Copper Hills Constructors joint-venture team has been awarded a $106 million construction management/general contractor contract by the Utah Department of Transportation

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Mine Safety Legislation Coming

House and Senate Democrats unveiled a mine safety reform bill on June 29. A House Education and Labor Committee hearing is likely to be scheduled after the July 4 recess, the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association reports

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Artba Urges Pay-As-You-Go System

On June 30, American Road & Transportation Builders Association testified before the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform

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Judge Rejects Msha'S Claim For Immediately Reportable Injury

One significant provision of the 2006 MINER Act specifies that the Mine Safety and Health Administration must be notified within 15 minutes of learning

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