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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 2, 2020   [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts…

Gov. Justice Awards $1 Million for Reconnecting McDowell’s Renaissance Village Housing Construction Project

Source: American Federation of Teachers May 28, 2020 CHARLESTON, W.Va.—Gov. Jim Justice today awarded Reconnecting McDowell $1 million from the…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 2, 2020   [TRIANGLE, VA.] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “The senseless murder of George Floyd last week was the latest in a long, outrageous chain of injustices suffered by African-Americans and people of color in America. It is past […]

Gov. Justice Awards $1 Million for Reconnecting McDowell’s Renaissance Village Housing Construction Project

Source: American Federation of Teachers May 28, 2020 CHARLESTON, W.Va.—Gov. Jim Justice today awarded Reconnecting McDowell $1 million from the Abandoned Mine Land Grants program, to be used for financing the construction of the Renaissance Village apartment building in Welch, W.Va. Reconnecting McDowell is in the final stages of building Renaissance Village, which will provide […]

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Navajo Nation president says the ‘curve is flattening’ with COVID-19 cases

Source: AZCentral. Despite recently surpassing New York to have the highest COVID-19 infection rate in the country, Navajo Nation president Jonathan Nez said on Memorial Day that “the curve is flattening on the Navajo Nation.” As of Monday, the Navajo Nation had 4,794 cases of COVID-19 and the number of deaths associated with the disease reached 157. Nearly 1,500 people have […]

Black lung is back: why more is needed to fight dust

Source: Mining Technology Despite improvements in health and safety in US mining, dust inhalation remains a real threat, with black lung seeing a resurgence in cases. We speak to the Mine Safety and Health Administration about this challenge, and how it aims to tackle it. US mining has enjoyed years of continued improvements with regard […]

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