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US Mining Deaths Drop in 2016

Preliminary data released by the US Dept of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration indicate that in 2016, 26 miners died in work-related accidents at the nation’s mines-down from 29 in 2015. The figure represents the lowest number of mining … Continue reading

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Miner Deaths increase in 2014

Mining deaths totaled 44, an increase of two from 2013. At metal and non-metal mines and facilities, 28 deaths occured-six more than in 2013. A record-low 16 deaths occurred at coal mines, four fewer than the previous year. Mine contractor … Continue reading

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