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Mine Safety Agency Issues Alert to Prevent Fall Accidents
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • April 25 2017

MSHA said that in the past decade, 29 miners have died at metal and nonmetal mines when they fell from the area where they worked, such as on heavy

Rules to Live By - April Case Summaries
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • April 17 2017

Beginning in February 2010, the Mine Safety and Health Administration rolled out its Rules to Live By Program. This program recognized certain

Good News for States and Surface Coal Mine Operators in Recent Department of Interior Announcement
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • April 14 2017

On April 13, the Acting Director of the U.S. Department of Interior, Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) announced that

The HSE publishes its business plan for 201718
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • April 12 2017

On 30 March 2017, The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) published its business plan for 201718 in which it outlines its key objectives for the coming

High Court hoses down arguments over thermal coal
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • April 10 2017

The High Court has ruled out a further appeal over questions of climate change flowing from the reasoning in recent decisions by the Land Court of

Court Rejects Takings Claim Based on Temporary Prohibition of Mining
  • Nossaman LLP
  • USA
  • April 6 2017

As we’ve reported in the past, temporary takings are compensable in California. But such claims are not easy to prove, particularly when you’re

“Reasonable endeavours” to enter into an agreement with a third party - how far do you have to go?
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 3 2017

A recent English case provides useful guidance on the enforceability and scope of an obligation to use all reasonable endeavours to enter into an

Institutional investors and the Queensland resources sector: a new challenge to clean exit
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • March 27 2017

The Australian resources sector has recently seen strong interest from the financial institutional investor space. However, organisations in

California’s Free Mining & Tunneling Training Schedule
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • March 27 2017

California enforces its own mining and tunneling regulations through CalOSHA’s Mining and Tunneling (M&T) Unit. The main function of this specialized

Senegal's New Mining Code
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Senegal
  • March 24 2017

Senegal has officially introduced its new mining code, which has been a work in progress since 2012 when proposals were first made to revise the