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Death Notice: Robert 'Bob' Casey

...Juneau with his wife and daughter in 1990. He was a federal mine inspector with the Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration; he was the sole inspector until his retirement in 1997. Casey led an active life.He is survived by...
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Bob Casey

...daughter, Genevieve, on July 31st, 1990. He was a Federal Mine Inspector with the Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration. His work brought him to Alaska and he was the sole inspector for Alaska until his retirement in 1997...
As mining booms in Southeast, so does mine training program

The mining industry in Southeast Alaska has taken off in recent years. And as mining has grown as a sector of the local, regional and state economy, the University of Alaska Southeast has embarked on a mission to meet the demand for new mine workers.
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The Rotary Club of Juneau Annual Vocational Service Awards recognize outstanding businesses, programs and individuals

When someone joins a Rotary club, one of the first things he or she learns is "The Object of Rotary" - encouraging and fostering service, especially in personal, business and community life.
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.
Greens Creek mine honored for improvement in safety record

Safety is a high priority at the Greens Creek Mine, which for senior warehouse clerk Arnie Wetzstein means everyone must be conscious of their responsibilities.
Asbestos said to be in local quarry stone

...percent asbestos. But the EPA does not regulate rock quarries. That responsibility is held by the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration, which may have test results finalized in three to four weeks, said Rorie Watt, the city's chief capital...
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.
Report: Inadequate training caused fatal mining accident

...incorrectly because the workers had not been given adequate training, says a report issued Wednesday by the Mine Safety and Health Administration. The accident occurred July 19, 2007, during the construction of the mine's mill building. Tyler...
Neighbors Digest

...better candidates to move up the career ladder. The program includes entry level mine labor training, mine safety and health administration, and entry level underground miner (Nipper) class. Those who are interested in the training should...


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