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- Miner has arm torn off by roof drill at Paramont Deep Mine #25 (311)
- Foreman severely injured in conveyor incident at Subtropolis Mine (313)
- Two coal miners injured by arc-flash gases in Kingston No1 (313)
- Electrician caught under pipe at Cessford Construction Dredge (314)
- McElroy Mine reports two personnel-carrier collisions in three days (314)
- Driller sustains neck fracture at Mineral Ridge Gold Mine (315)
- Discrimination: Miner over-exposed to ammonia gas at Veris Gold wins discrimination claim (316)
- Miner killed at Onton #9 was volunteer firefighter (317)
- Roof-safety oversight found lacking in fatal ground fall at Fletcher Mine (318)
- Roof fall death at Heilwood Mine blamed on wire-mesh handling method (320)
- Horns and Backup Alarms: Horns must be functioning at all times on equipment (322)
- Injunctions: Injunction granted where Kentucky mine owner threatened MSHA inspector (323)
- Judge upholds specially-assessed penalty for delaying MSHA inspection (323)
- “Company outside” was not a warning of MSHA’s impending inspection at Ken American Mine (324)
- Private Suits: Farmington Mine disaster families seek to reopen lawsuit claiming withheld evidence (325)
- Significant and Substantial: Commission remands case for additional S&S and unwarrantable analysis (326)
- Withdrawal Orders: MSHA’s authority under §103(j) limited to rescue and recovery work (328)
- Review Commission Orders and ALJ Decisions (330)
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