The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) released a summary of U.S. mining deaths that occurred during the first quarter of 2014. From Jan. 1 to March 31, eight miners died in accidents in the U.S. mining industry. Three were killed in coal mining accidents and five in metal and nonmetal mining accidents. The previous quarter…Read More
Want to Mine the Moon?
February 12, 2014 – There’s GOLD in them thar craters! NASA has now started inviting applications from private companies to take the first steps in exploring the moon for resources such as helium 3 and rare earth metals.Read More
NSSGA Announces Annual Gold Award Winners
The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) announced the Gold, Silver and Bronze winners of NSSGA’s Safety, Environmental and Community Relations Excellence Awards. Also announced were winners of the association’s top honor, National Stars of Excellence, for operations that accumulate Gold Awards in Safety, Environmental or Community Relations over a five-year period.Read More