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Mine honored for accident-free year

Miners at the Greens Creek Mine work 11-hour shifts in a dark, noisy environment. They operate heavy machinery under loose rock that is regularly made looser by blasting.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051804/loc_mine.shtml
News
Asbestos said to be in local quarry stone

Tests this month at the city-run Stabler's Point Rock Quarry across from Auke Bay show that it contains asbestos.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072705/loc_20050727001.shtml
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City: Asbestos amount in rock isn't dangerous

City officials said the amount of asbestos at Stabler's Point Rock Quarry is too little to pose a danger to public health.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080905/loc_20050809013.shtml
News
UAS offers workforce credential in entry-level miner training

The University of Alaska Southeast's Center for Mine Training has created the University of Alaska's first formal workforce credential - a non-credit credential focusing on entry-level production miner training.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-11-24/uas-offers-workforce-credential-entry-l
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Outside editorial: A mining tragedy

Mining accidents are as closely associated with West Virginia as Appalachian folk music. They're expected, but no one knows when the next tragedy will occur.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041110/opi_604641659.shtml
Opinion
Two workers killed in Rock Creek Mine equipment collapse

Two iron workers died after a manlift collapsed at the site of the Rock Creek Mine project near Nome.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072207/sta_20070722015.shtml
News
Feds: Procedures not followed in fatality

ANCHORAGE - A job site fatality last year in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough occurred because proper procedures and controls were not followed, according to a report released by the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031908/reg_259385415.shtml
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