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North Dakota getting federal mine safety grant

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s Department of Career and Technical Education is getting a share of $8.4 million in federal grant funding to reduce mining accidents and injuries and for training programs. The grants from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration are aimed at providing miners with federally mandated training. Career and Technical Education is ...

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3 hurt in Westmoreland limestone quarry accident

Two investigators from the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration are at the scene of a mining accident that injured three workers at the Whitney Stone Quarry in Unity. Two of the workers suffered serious trauma in the 5 a.m. accident and were unconscious when emergency crews arrived, according to dispatch reports. Both men were airlifted by medical helicopter to ...

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