Mining Industry Human Resources Council (MiHR)

Mining Industry Human Resources Council (MiHR)

General Interest

Global Mining Research Alliance

Global Coal - Coal News

Mining and Geotechnical Engineering Consulting - P. Cain's Web Site

D.H. Steve Zou Mining Engineer Professor - Dalhousie University

The History of Coal Mining in Nova Scotia

Mining Equipment Prospector

Diesel Emissions

Mining Diesel Emissions Council (MDEC)

Diesel Net: Diesel Emissions Online

Canadian Mining Industry Research Organization (CAMIRO)

Click on "Mining" and then "DEEP" - Diesel Emissions Evaluation Program

Nova Scotia

N.S. Underground Mining Regulations - Reg. 296/2008

Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources

NS Department of Natural Resources - Mineral Resources Branch

GeoNova - Gateway to Geographic Information in Nova Scotia

Dalhousie University - Mineral Resource Engineering Program


Ontario Ministry of Labour

Workplace Safety North (formerly MASHA)

Northern Centre for Advanced Technology - Norcat Mine Training


Alberta Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act, Regulation & Code (Part 36 Mining)

Grande Cache Coal Company

University of Alberta - Civil and Environmental Engineering

British Columbia

Health, Safety and Reclamation Code for Mines in British Columbia - Updated to 2008

Welcome to the Mining Association of B.C.

Ministry of Energy & Mines & Responsible for Core Review

Hillsborough Resources (Quinsam Coal)

University of British Columbia - Mining Engineering


The Coal Association of Canada

CIM - Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum

CIM's Underground Mining Society

Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)

Coal Mines (CBDC) Occupational Safety and Health Regulations - Canada Labour Code

Coal Mining Safety Commission Regulations - Canada Labour Code

Consolidated Regulations - Complete documents for download - Canada Labour Code

United States

U.S. Code of Federal Regulations

MSHA - Mine Safety and Health Administration - Department of Labor

NIOSH - Homepage

NIOSH - Mining Safety & Health Research

NIOSH - Pittsburgh Research Lab

Occupational Safety & Health Administration - OSHA Home Page


Coal Age - contains lots of U.S. Industry Links

Engineering & Mining Journal

Coal Information (USA) - Energy Information Administration

SME - Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration

United Kingdom

Welcome to the Health and Safety Executive - UK

HSE - Health and Safety Executive - UK - Mining

HSE Publications

HSE - Health and Safety Commission (HSC) and Executive (HSE) - Annual Reports


European Commission - Equipment for potentially explosive atmospheres (ATEX)

Directive 94/9/EC - The Directive 94/9/EC covers equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres (ATEX). The Directive defines the minimum technical requirements and conformity assessment procedures, to be applied before equipment is placed on the EU market.

ATEX Directive 2014/34/EU - The new ATEX Directive 2014/34/EU on equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres is aligned with the 'New Legislative Framework' and will be applicable from 20 April 2016.

ATEX 'Workplace' Directive 1999/92/EC - The ATEX 'Workplace' Directive 1999/92/EC deals with the minimum requirements for improving the level of health and safety protection of workers potentially at risk from explosive atmospheres.


Welcome to MIRMgate - Minerals Industry Risk Management Gateway

New South Wales (Australia) Mining Acts and Regulations

Queensland (Australia) Coal Mining Safety and Health Regulation 2001

Queensland (Australia) Mining & Quarrying Safety and Health Regulation 2001

CSIRO - Scientific and Industrial Research for Australia

Mine Health and Safety Act, 1996 - Regulations - South Africa

Chamber of Mines - South Africa

CSIR (South Africa) - Mineral Resources