Fourth Quarter Fatalities Set the Industry Back

January 2014
Coal Age;Jan2014, Vol. 119 Issue 1, p4
Trade Publication
The article presents preliminary data released by the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) which cites that 42 miners died in accidents related to work at the nation's mines in 2013, an increase from 2012 with 36 miners died.


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