MSHA http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Contractor Dies At North Antelope Rochelle Mine http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/contractor-dies-north-antelope-rochelle-mine <p>A contractor died at Peabody Coal's North Antelope Rochelle Mine in the Powder River Basin early Wednesday morning.</p><p>The contractor, whose name hasn't been released, died inside a hydraulic scoria crusher around 6 a.m., according to Amy Louviere, a spokeswoman for the Mine Safety and Health Administration.</p><p>“The crusher apparently started up and it ultimately crushed the miner,” Loviere said. “That victim was airlifted to a nearby medical facility and he is deceased.”</p><p>Louviere says local MSHA officials are on the scene and will be conducting a thorough investigation.</p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 23:16:59 +0000 Aaron Schrank 59349 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Contractor Dies At North Antelope Rochelle Mine Worker plunges to his death at Bridger coal mine http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/worker-plunges-his-death-bridger-coal-mine <p></p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 23:42:14 +0000 Stephanie Joyce 48050 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Worker plunges to his death at Bridger coal mine Three miners badly burned in coal-dust fire http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/three-miners-badly-burned-coal-dust-fire <p>Three miners are being treated for serious burns after a coal-dust fire at the North Antelope Rochelle mine on Tuesday.</p><p>The fire started while the workers were changing a bearing on a conveyor, according to Amy Louviere, a spokesperson for the Mine Safety and Health Administration. She writes in an email that coal dust filled the space the workers were in, and was ignited by the machinery. The agency is investigating.</p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 22:36:53 +0000 Stephanie Joyce 46827 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Three miners badly burned in coal-dust fire