In regulatory news:

The U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) announced that it will begin focusing inspections and mine visits on lone miner situations after five of eight miner fatalities this year have involved miners working alone. MSHA provided several best practices for mine operators to keep miners working alone safe, including assessing tasks to make sure they can be safely completed alone; providing training focused on safely completing tasks alone; setting and communicating clear limits on what lone miners should and should not attempt to do; and training miners to conduct Stop, Look, Analyze, Manage, Remember, Identify, Share, Know (better known as SLAM RISK) assessments.

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