Safety

Safety Is A Core Value

safetySMSafety is more than a priority at our mines, it is a core value that has been adopted and internalized by all of our employees. We pride ourselves on our exemplary safety records.

We consistently outperform the national average in number of safety violations

We consistently outperform the national average in lost-time safety incident rates

Our Awards

National Mining Association Sentinels of Safety Award

  • Sufco: 2010, 2012
  • Dugout Canyon: 2011
  • Skyline: 2005, 2014

Sentinels of Safety Certificate of Achievement In Safety

  • Dugout: 2012

Colorado Mining Association – Outstanding Safety Practices

  • Bowie: 2007, 2008

Utah Mining Association – Safety Award

  • Dugout: 2010-2014
  • Skyline: 2010-2014
  • Sufco: 2010-2012

Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Institute Safety Award

  • Dugout Canyon: 2011, 2012, 2014
  • Skyline: 2007-2010, 2014
  • Sufco: 2010, 2012
Sufco Mine Resuce “Black” Team members and trophies from Farmington, New Mexico competition.  The trophies represent 1st place Mine Resuce (zero discounts on test and field), 1st place novice bench, 1st and 2nd Place bench and 1st place combination.

Sufco Mine Rescue “Black” Team members and trophies from Farmington, New Mexico competition. The trophies represent 1st place Mine Rescue (zero discounts on test and field), 1st place novice bench, 1st and 2nd Place bench and 1st place combination.

Team Members Left to Right:  Brett Allred (Trainer), Clint Roberts, Shane Micklesen (2nd Place Bench),Mark Ivie, Thayn Larsen, David Roberts (1st Bench Novice), Doug Brown, Mike Taylor, Travis Avery (1st Bench)

Team Members Left to Right: Brett Allred (Trainer), Clint Roberts, Shane Micklesen (2nd Place Bench),Mark Ivie, Thayn Larsen, David Roberts (1st Bench Novice), Doug Brown, Mike Taylor, Travis Avery (1st Bench)