STAFF BLOG TWIN PORTS BUSINESS Mining deaths reach record low
Mining deaths fell to an all-time low in 2009, according to preliminary data from the U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Adminstration.
Deaths at metal and nonmetal mine deaths register... Posted on 1/5/10 at 3:59 AM
Today, the Wisconsin legislature’s Joint Finance Committee debates and votes on the Republican mining bill. That debate will be carried live on Wisconsin Eye (www.wiseye.org) and Wisconsin Public Radio stations KUWS 91.3 FM in Superior and WUWS 90.9 FM in Ashland.
The Lake Superior Binational Forum is holding an open public meeting called “The Impacts of Nonferrous Mining in the Lake Superior Basin: Overview and Updates” from 12:30-5:30 p.m. on Friday in the Community Room at the Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front Street, in Marquette, Mich.
Half the work Superior-based Lakehead Constructors does is mining related.
That reality puts the construction company’s president and chief executive officer, Brian Maki, in favor a proposal that would bring mining to northern Wisconsin.
The Knapp Village Board on Tuesday night unanimously passed a six-month moratorium on nonmetallic mining and processing plants, citing the need for more time to study how sand mining could affect the western Dunn County community.
By Pamela Powers, Eau Claire Leader-Telegram
, January 11, 2012
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