October 1, 2010

US Labor Department’s awards $500,000 in Mine Safety Grants

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration has announced it will award $500,000 in grant funds to six organizations that provide education and training within the mining industry, to focus on mine emergency prevention and preparedness for all underground mines. The grants program was established through a provision in the Mine Improvement and New Emergency Response Act of 2006.  “Training is one of the most important components for preparing miners, rescue teams […]