Sen. Daines: Legacy of the 1917 Granite Mountain disaster is “a culture in mining communities and industry that prioritizes safety”

Steve DainesToday I wish to remember metal mining’s greatest disaster, the Granite Mountain/Speculator Mine Fire that took place 100 years ago in Butte, MT, that claimed the lives of 168 men.

One hundred years after this tragedy, we are also reminded of how far we have come in hard rock mining. Continue reading Sen. Daines: Legacy of the 1917 Granite Mountain disaster is “a culture in mining communities and industry that prioritizes safety”