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The Impact of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Final Drone Rule on the Mining Industry

USA - July 12 2016 The use of drones as a low-cost replacement for traditional helicopters is on the rise in today’s mining industry. Mining companies are seeing…

Athena Dalton, Robert Huston Beatty Jr..

MSHA 2017 Year End Review

USA - March 16 2018 MSHA issued 104,412 enforcement actions to mine operators in 2017, an increase of approximately 11,793 or 11.3 percent from 2016. Of these, 58,083 (or…

MSHA’s Fall Regulatory Agenda — 2019

USA - December 20 2019 In November of 2019, the Trump administration issued unified agenda of regulatory and deregulatory actions. Within the United States Department of…

A Practical Look at the Impact of MSHA’s Proposed Rule on Workplace Examinations in Metal/Nonmetal Mining Operations

USA - June 16 2016 Less than a year ago, in response to a rise in metal/nonmetal fatal accidents, Joe Main, the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health…

Max L. Corley, III, Robert Huston Beatty Jr..

Rules to Live By - May Case Summaries

USA - May 16 2017 Beginning in February 2010, the Mine Safety and Health Administration rolled out its Rules to Live By Program. This program recognized certain…

Robert Beatty.