2009 Winner Profile

Mine Safety and Health Administration

Project Description:
In response to a series of mine disasters, MSHA deployed a satellite-based communication system that provides voice and data access from within a mine. The technology enables fast communication in the event of a mine disaster, saving lives.
Project type:
Network
Business Functions:
Accounting & finance, Customer service/support, IT operations
Business Goal:
Operational
CEO:
Michael Davis, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Operations
Headquarters:
Arlington, Va.
Industry:
Government
Revenue (2008):
$336 million
Website:
www.msha.gov/
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