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United States Steel Corporation's Minnesota Ore Operations Honored With Sentinels Of Safety Award

Thursday, November 07, 2013

United States Steel Corporation's Minnesota Ore Operations Honored With Sentinels Of Safety Award

14:12 EST Thursday, November 07, 2013

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) announced today that Minnesota Ore Operations - Keetac was honored with the Sentinels of Safety Award on October 30, 2013 at a dinner in Washington, D.C..  The award is presented annually by the National Mining Association (NMA).

"The Sentinels of Safety Awards honor the nation's safest mining operations, and the NMA is proud to recognize U. S. Steel's Minnesota Ore Operations for its outstanding commitment to the safety of its employees. Achieving such a high level of performance raises the standard for our entire industry," said Hal Quinn, president and chief executive officer of the National Mining Association.

Keetac was recognized in the large open pit category for their 2012 safety record, which included an OSHA recordable injury rate of 0.23. On hand to accept the award were several Keetac employees, including Travis Kolari, Keetac plant manager and Dan Pierce, president of United Steelworkers Local 2660.

For more information about U. S. Steel, visit www.ussteel.com.

SOURCE United States Steel Corporation

For further information: Courtney Boone, 412.433.6791, or Sarah Cassella, 412.433.6777

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