Promoting health & safety in the Texas Mining industry



  • Texas State Holmes Council Launches New Web Page.

We hope to bring you a site full of the latest news and information in the Mining Industry in Texas. The site is easy to navigate and will be updated regularly. We will be adding pages as to furhter help you as the State Holmes Council continues to grow with dedicated members like yourself.

  • State Holmes Conference held in Dallas, September 5th-6th.

The Texas State Holmes Council held its annual conference in Dallas at the Hilton Dallas/Rockwall Lakefront. We would like to say thank you to all those who came out and supported the confernence. We had a very successful meeting with lots of good information from our list of exceptional speakers. We would like to give a special thanks to all our presenters for them donanting their time and effort to making this years meeting a success. We also could not present such a successful meeting without our vendors: PICS Auditing, McCourt & Sons Equipment Inc, Eagle Mine Safety, Flex-Source, Texas Mine Safety and Health Program, National Holmes Scholarship Program, and Texas Holmes Safety Council.We would also like to thank everyone that brought Door Prizes and Silent Auction donations: Flex-Source, Ingrams Concrete, Keiwit Mining, Russell & Sons Construction, US Lime, Zack Burkett Co. A special thank you to our Platinum Sponsors, Eagle Mine Safety and Keiwit Mining. They helped make this annual meeting special with their donations. Please view our photos from the conference on the Photos page.

  • Two State Council Positons Available

The Director of Communications and Council Outreach Coordinator Region 5, South Texas are still vacant. If you or anyone you know would like to nominate a person for these positions please download the nomination form and read the criteria Texas Holmes Officer Nomination Form revised 9.05.13. Once it is completed email to  and the the current council will discuss at their next meeting and infom of thier decision.


  • South Central Joint Mine Health & Safety Conference

           Oklahoma City, OK March 25 -27

  • Spring Thaw

           Midalothian, TX  April 4

  • National Holmes Safety Conference

Austin, Texas  June 10-12, 2014 at Holiday Inn – Lady Bird Lake.

  • Texas State Holmes Meeting

To Be Determined at later date