The emphasis for this solicitation is to encourage new, exploratory and developmental research efforts, seeking innovative thinking and solutions to mining health and safety problems. The Foundation will be accepting proposals for this solicitation until December 15, 2013 with awards planned for the first quarter of 2014. The detailed solicitation can be found here.
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Potomac Falls, VA The Alpha Foundation for the Improvement of Mine Safety and Health announces approximately $9.5 million in research grant awards towards fulfilling its vision of enabling miners to be free of work-related injury and disease in the near future. The Foundation has been most pleased with the depth of research and innovation evident
The concept papers review by the independent evaluators is in progress, and the Alpha Board is expecting to notify the proposers of the results of the evaluation process during the third week of June. Those invited to submit a full proposal will be provided with submission guidelines and a timeline requiring submission of the full
a) The Alpha Foundation for the Improvement of Mine Safety and Health, Inc announces Short-Term Research Projects. This category encourages new, exploratory and developmental research projects, by providing support for the early and conceptual stages of project development. These studies may involve considerable risk but may lead to a breakthrough in a particular area, or
The Alpha Foundation for the Improvement of Mine Safety and Health, Inc. released its first call for proposals on January 18, 2013. Under this announcement, the Foundation is seeking concept papers in four broad areas: 1) Safety, 2) Health, 3) Safety and Health Management and, 4) Training. Concept papers are due by March 15, 2013.
The Alpha Foundation for the Improvement of Mine Safety and Health, Inc. will hold its introductory stakeholder meeting on October 10-11, 2012, in Salon AB at the Embassy Suites in Charleston, WV. The Alpha Foundation was established in April 2012, pursuant to a non-prosecution agreement between Alpha Natural Resources and the United States Attorney’s Office.