The purpose of the Mine Safety and Health Administration is to prevent death, disease, and injury from mining and to promote safe and healthful workplaces for the Nation's miners. The Mine Safety and Health Administration, protecting Miners' Safety and Health Since 1978.
The Holmes Safety Association (HSA) is a nonprofit association that began in 1926 to promote health and safety in the mining industry and consists of representatives from Federal and State Governments, Mining Organizations and Labor.
For over 60 years, CDC has been dedicated to protecting health and promoting quality of life through the prevention and control of disease, injury, and disability. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) - Providing National and World Leadership to Prevent Workplace Illnesses and Injuries.
The National Mining Association represents U.S. mining before Congress, the administration, federal agencies, the judiciary and the media. Focusing on policymaking, regulatory and permitting matters, as well as litigation, NMA's strategic positions amplify the voice of the American mining community—and its current and future business needs.
Located in Charleston, W.Va., the West Virginia Coal Association is a trade association representing more than 90 percent of the state's underground and surface coal mine production. Its purpose is to have a unified voice representing the state's coal industry as well as increase emphasis on coal as a reliable energy source to help the nation achieve energy independence.
Headquartered in Lexington, KCA is the state's leading coal association with members representing both Eastern and Western Kentucky, surface and underground production, and union and non-union operations. This diversity helps the association build a consensus approach in problem solving and dealing with the complex issues facing the industry today.
RMCMI is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to the promotion of western coal through education. Member states are Arizona, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Texas, Utah and Wyoming. The Institute is proud to claim members from throughout the United States, and from Canada. Membership is diverse and includes individuals from both surface and underground mines, equipment manufacturers, service/supply firms, utilities, coal transporters, law firms, government, universities and colleges, financial institutions, and others interested in supporting the industry.
The Friends of Coal is a volunteer organization that consists of both West Virginians and residents from beyond our borders. Membership is free and the level of involvement by members is at their own discretion. The Friends of Coal is dedicated to inform and educate West Virginia citizens about the coal industry and its vital role in the state's future. The goal is to provide a united voice for an industry that has been and remains a critical economic contributor to West Virginia.
The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) is a leading voice and advocate for the aggregates industry. Its purpose is to advance public policies that protect and expand the safe, environmentally responsible use of aggregates that build America’s infrastructure and economy.
The International Society of Explosives Engineers (ISEE) was founded in 1974, to advance the science and art of explosives engineering. The ISEE is well represented with more than 4,000 professionals in over 90 countries, and 42 local chapters. The ISEE functions as a voice for the entire industry, bridging the gap between blasters and homeowners and lobbying governments for change.
The Kentucky Crushed Stone Association (KCSA) is based in Frankfort, Kentucky. The association was established in 1944 and today has more than 100 members. The non-profit organization promotes quality within the aggregates industry throughout the commonwealth of Kentucky. The association maintains partnerships with higher education institutions to promote a broad range of occupations involved in the industry.