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  • Mining Kits

    (A) Each operator of a surface coal mine shall maintain a supply of the first aid equipment set forth in paragraph (B) of this section at or near each working place where coal is being mines, at each preparation and at shops and other surface installations where ,...

  • Employment Law Guide

    The Mine Act does not give MSHA the authority to cede its responsibilities to states or any other political subdivisions The Mine Act does not preempt state mine safety and health laws, except insofar as they may conflict with the Mine Act or MSHA's regulations States may have more stringent health and safety standards...

  • OSMRE Regulating Coal Mines

    The US Government's Official Website for the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) OSMRE's business practices are to reclaim abandoned mine lands (Title IV), regulate active coal mines (Title V), and apply sound science through technology transfer...

  • Underground Mining Safety Equipment Checklist

    Underground mining operations around the world pose similar risks to worker safety and health Though different techniques are used to extract base metals, precious metals, nonmetallic minerals, diamonds and coal, the hazards do not differ that much...

  • DOL: Bureau of Mines Home

    Bureau of Mines Home The Bureau of Mines, headquartered in Vincennes, Indiana, inspects all Indiana underground coal mining operations and certifies specific mining occupations The Bureau also maintains a mine rescue station, trains mine rescue teams, and collects and indexes mine maps...

  • Mining Kits

    (A) Each operator of a surface coal mine shall maintain a supply of the first aid equipment set forth in paragraph (B) of this section at or near each working place where coal is being mines, at each preparation and at shops and other surface installations where ten or more persons are regularly employed...

  • DOL: Bureau of Mines Home

    Bureau of Mines Home The Bureau of Mines, headquartered in Vincennes, Indiana, inspects all Indiana underground coal mining operations and certifies specific mining occupations The Bureau also maintains a mine rescue station, trains mine rescue teams, and collects and indexes mine ,...

  • Coal Mining

    Surface Blaster - Division of Mineral Mining to Division of Mines Reciprocal Requirements: Automatic Elevator Operator: Surface Blaster - WV Reciprocity: Board of Coal Mining Examiners Instructor: Surface Electrical Repairman: Chief Electrician (Surface and Underground) Surface Electrical Repairman Conversion to Underground Electrical Repairman...

  • Coal Mining Detailed Study

    appendix a: additional untreated and treated acid mine drainage wastewater characterization data appendix b: draft acid mine drainage treatment cost module:...

  • Jurisdiction

    Public Service Commission, North Dakota Jurisdiction: Coal Mining The Commission is proposing some mining and reclamation rule changes, Case No RC-15-737, as the result of statutory changes made by Senate Bill 2377 during the 2015 Legislative Session...

  • Underground Coal Mining

    Underground bituminous coal mining (which includes all longwall mining) is permitted by the California District Mining Office located in Coal Center, Pennsylvania Anthracite underground mines (no longwall mines) are permitted by the Pottsville District Mining Office Public Notification: Coal Mining Permits Citizens Guide to Permits (PDF)...

  • Coal Industry Certification

    To receive these certificates of competency, miners must meet minimum eligibility requirements as outlined in the Illinois Coal Mining Act and pass a written and oral examination A miner can attend a course offered by Mine Safety and Training personnel to ,...

  • How to Become a Coal

    Mining electricians are an essential part of coal mining crews Electricians in coal mining operations are responsible for installing and maintaining the electrical systems in the coal mine The specific requirements vary from state to state, but in all cases, they require special training, usually both in a ,...

  • Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977

    The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA) is the primary federal law that regulates the environmental effects of coal mining in the United Stat SMCRA created two programs: one for regulating active coal mines and a second for reclaiming abandoned mine lands...

  • Coal mining

    Coal mining - Coal mining - Choosing a mining method: The various methods of mining a coal seam can be classified under two headings, surface mining and underground mining Surface and underground coal mining are broad activities that incorporate numerous variations in equipment and methods, and the choice of which method to use in extracting a coal seam depends on many ,...

  • Reclamation Bonds

    The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA) provides that, as a prerequisite for obtaining a coal mining permit, an applicant must post a reclamation bond to ensure that the regulatory authority has sufficient funds to reclaim the site in the case the permittee fails to complete the approved reclamation plan...

  • Find out if a property is affected by coal mining

    Search by postcode to check if a property is built over an old coal mine - find out if you need a coal mining report, what it covers, other reports available, fees...

  • Mine Permits

    The goal of the Division of Mine Permits is to protect human health and the environment from adverse effects of coal mining and reclamation operations This is accomplished by evaluating mining and reclamation plans and issuing permits to ensure that coal mining operations meet the performance standards established under the federal Surface ....

  • Employment Law Guide

    The Mine Act does not give MSHA the authority to cede its responsibilities to states or any other political subdivisions The Mine Act does not preempt state mine safety and health laws, except insofar as they may conflict with the Mine Act or MSHA's regulations States may have more stringent health and ,...

  • How to Become a Coal

    Mining electricians are an essential part of coal mining crews Electricians in coal mining operations are responsible for installing and maintaining the electrical systems in the coal mine The specific requirements vary from state to state, but in all cases, they require special training, usually both in a classroom ....