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Seattle Tunnel Subcontractor Fined for Accident

Washington state safety regulators issued two citations and a $2,050 fine against the subcontractor overseeing workers injured when a wall in the north portal of the Seattle tunnel project collapsed. Four iron workers fell on Feb. 12, including one who …

Worker in Accident at U.S.-Owned Indonesia Mine Dies

A truck driver who was critically injured in an accident at a giant U.S.-owned mine in Indonesia died Saturday in a hospital. Mine operator PT Freeport Indonesia said liquid ore material flowed into a truck during maintenance activities on Friday, …

Family Sues Idaho Mining Company Over Tunnel Collapse Death

The family of a miner who died in a, Idaho tunnel collapse two years ago has sued Hecla Mining Co. 53-year-old Larry “Pete” Marek was crushed to death in a cave-in more than a mile inside the Lucky Friday Mine …