Michigan Aggregates Association

Notification Alternatives to Comply with 30 C.F.R. §§ 56/57.1000

This is a reminder to contact MSHA at least two weeks prior to closing a mine for the season.

Click here for a copy of a 2012 MSHA Program Bulletin that discusses notification requirements for opening and closing mines as well as what information should be sent to MSHA when opening or closing a mine.

Metal and nonmetal operators of portable plants are reminded that a notification is also required when a move is made from one pit or location to another. MSHA recommends and encourages operators to notify the Agency at least two weeks prior to the actual or anticipated date for commencement or closure of mine operations.