Category Archives: Mining

Three Mining Deaths in Three Days

Three mining deaths over the weekend brings the total number of mining deaths this year to seventeen, a number which the Obama administration finds disturbing.  The administration wants the industry to work on better compliance, though because of the government … Continue reading

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Mining Company fined over $1 Million for Mining Deaths

Two years ago in Sudbury, Ontario, a deadly mining accident killed two miners.  Now after concluding its investigation, the Ontario Ministry of Labor has fined mining company Vale Canada Limited $1, 050,000 under the Occupational Health and Safety Act. The … Continue reading

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