EX-95.1 9 exhibit95-1.htm EXHIBIT 95.1 Ireland Inc. - Exhibit 95.1 - Filed by newsfilecorp.com

MINE SAFETY DISCLOSURES

Our activities at the Permitted Mine Area of the Columbus Project are subject to regulation by the Federal Mine Safety and Health Administration (“MSHA”) and the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 (the “Mine Act”). Our wholly owned subsidiary, Columbus S.M., LLC (“Columbus SM”) is the “operator” for our activities at the Permitted Mine Area.

The following disclosure is provided pursuant to Section 1503 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and Section 104 of Regulation S-K.

Citations, Notices, Orders, Fatalities and Assessments Under the Mine Act

  Three Months Ended September 30, 2017
                  Received
                Received Notice of
  Total # of       Total # of Total $ Value   Notice of Potential
  “Significant Total # of Total # of Total # of Imminent of Proposed Total Patterns of Patterns of
  and Orders Citations Flagrant Danger MSHA Number of Violations Violations
  Substantial” Issued and Orders Violations Orders Assessments Mining Under Under
Mine / MSHA ID Violations Under Under Under Under Under Mine Related s.104(e) s.104(e)
Number Under s.104 s.104(b) s.104(d) s.110(b)(2) s.107(a) Act Fatalities (Yes/No) (Yes/No)
                   
Columbus
Project
(Mine ID:
601674)



0



0



0



0



0



$808(1)



0



No



No

  (1)

We received a total of four citations during the three months ended September 30, 2017, none of which were indicated as “significant and substantial.” After our period ended September 30, 2017, we received an additional 8 citations, one of which was indicated as “significant and substantial.”

Pending Legal Actions Before the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission (the “FMSHRC”)

       
  Three Months Ended September 30, 2017
  Total # of Legal Total # of Legal Total # of Legal
  Actions Pending as of Actions Instituted Actions Resolved
Mine / MSHA ID Number Last Day of Period During Period During Period
       
Columbus Project      
(Mine ID: 601674) 0 0 0