New Era of Enforcement - Aggregates Manager

    3 June 2010

    The tragic events at the Upper Big Branch mine in West Virginia this April were followed by the inevitable scramble to determine not only what went wrong at the mine, but how the regulatory system responsible for the safety and health of America’s miners may have failed. Days following the accident, President Obama instructed the Department of Labor and the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) “to strengthen enforcement of existing laws and close loopholes” in mine safety and health.

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    Reprinted with permission from Aggregates Manager Magazine.