Author Archives: Warren Hunt

Alpha Foundation Announces $2.85 Million for Technology Development and Exploratory Research Projects

The Alpha Foundation for the Improvement of Mine Safety and Health has announced approximately $2.85 million in new awards in two areas — technology development and exploratory research focused on mining-related health problems.  The research projects are directed towards fulfilling the Foundation’s mission to improve mine safety and health through funding research and development projects

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Alpha Foundation Announces New Solicitation focusing on Holistic and Multidisciplinary Approaches

The Alpha Foundation announces its fourth solicitation, AFC417, focusing on Holistic Mining Safety and Health Efforts. In contrast to prior solicitations that focused on single investigator grants, the goal of this solicitation is to bring a range of disciplines together to interact and provide a better opportunity through synergistic efforts to solve challenging mine problems.

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Alpha Foundation Announces $2.6 Million for Latest Round of Research Grants

The Alpha Foundation for the Improvement of Mine Safety and Health has announced approximately $2.6 million in additional research grant awards directed towards fulfilling its mission to improve mine health and safety through funding research and development projects by qualified academic institutions and other not-for-profit organizations. The full announcement is available here. Project synopses can

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