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News Releases
Date Type Article
02/01/2016 News Release Respirable coal mine dust rule enters second phase of implementation
01/28/2016 News Brief US Mine Safety and Health Administration announces results of special impact inspections at 17 mines in December
01/26/2016 News Statement MSHA responds to favorable Court of Appeals ruling on coal dust rule
01/20/2016 News Statement Three coal mining deaths in 19 days are ‘troubling,’ says MSHA chief
01/05/2016 News Release US mining deaths dropped to new lows in 2015
12/31/2015 News Statement MSHA commemorates 10-year anniversary of Sago Mine disaster
12/29/2015 News Release MSHA announces results of November impact inspections
11/04/2015 Media Advisory MSHA to conduct simulated mine emergency exercise at Missouri mine
10/29/2015 Media Advisory Federal mine health and safety academy to commemorate Mine Rescue Day
10/28/2015 News Release Mine Rescue Day honors first responders in mine emergencies
10/27/2015 News Brief MSHA announces results of special impact inspections at 17 mines in September
10/26/2015 News Release MSHA releases preliminary fatality data for third quarter of 2015
10/06/2015 News Release Commission decision reinstates MSHA’s POV authority over Brody Mining
10/05/2015 News Release MSHA initiative to combat ‘deadliest month’ for miners
09/30/2015 News Release MSHA awards $8.4M in state grants in 47 states
09/29/2015 News Release MSHA awards $1M in mine safety grants in five states
09/28/2015 News Brief US Mine Safety and Health Administration announces results of special impact inspections at 21 mines in August
09/18/2015 News Release National coal mine rescue competition winners for 2015 announced
09/18/2015 Media Advisory Mine emergency operations facility opens in Kentucky
09/16/2015 News Release MSHA, Murray Energy reach global settlement of 1,753 violations issued to five mines previously owned by Consol Energy
09/14/2015 Media Advisory Rescue professionals to test skills in national coal mine rescue competition
09/01/2015 News Release MSHA proposes rule to prevent crushing, pinning deaths and injuries
08/25/2015 News Release MSHA announces results of July impact inspections
08/18/2015 News Release One-year anniversary of respirable coal dust rule shows reforms are working
08/11/2015 News Release Recent Pattern of Violations reforms by MSHA led to significant improvements in mine safety, culture change
08/05/2015 News Release MSHA calls for stepped-up enforcement after accidents claim 3 miners’ lives
08/03/2015 Media Advisory MSHA outreach meetings will help coal mining industry prepare for next phase of respirable dust rule
07/28/2015 News Brief MSHA announces results of June impact inspections
07/24/2015 News Statement MSHA’s Main pays tribute to an icon in the fight against black lung disease
07/23/2015 News Release New MSHA online training tool will help mine operators
07/22/2015 News Release MSHA mid-year report shows 18 mining deaths in first half of 2015
06/29/2015 News Release MSHA to award $1 million in grants for mine safety training
06/24/2015 News Brief MSHA announces results of May impact inspections
05/28/2015 News Brief MSHA announces results of April impact inspections
04/29/2015 News Release MSHA releases preliminary fatality data for first quarter of 2015
04/27/2015 News Release MSHA announces results of March impact inspections
04/23/2015 News Release Coal mine dust samples indicate compliance with rule is highly achievable
04/14/2015 News Release MSHA issues 2014 preliminary mine safety data
03/26/2015News Release MSHA announces results of February impact inspections
03/16/2015 News Release Mine Safety’s Main reviews five years of progress at National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association meeting
02/26/2015News Release MSHA announces results of January impact inspections
02/25/2015News Release MSHA adds two new tools to help track violationsOnline enhancements will boost compliance with critical health and safety standards
01/29/2015News Release MSHA's Joseph Main reviews five years of progress in miner safety
01/27/2015News Release Most discrimination complaints filed on behalf of miners in 2014
01/21/2015 News Brief MSHA announces results of December impact inspections
01/15/2015 News Release Nearly all respirable coal dust samplings comply with new mine dust rule Dust levels in underground coal mines continue to trend downward with new low in 2014
01/13/2015 News Release MSHA's Main: 'Proximity detection final rule will save miners' lives'
01/05/2015 News Release MSHA: Coal mining deaths at historic low Agency releases preliminary fatality data for 2014

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