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Section 1: 8-K (8-K)

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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549


FORM 8-K


CURRENT REPORT


PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15 (d) OF THE SECURITIES
EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) October 1, 2019


MDU Resources Group Inc
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

(State or other jurisdiction of
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
incorporation)
 
 
Delaware
1-03480
30-1133956

1200 West Century Avenue
P.O. Box 5650
Bismarck, North Dakota 58506-5650
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (701) 530-1000

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
 
Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
 
Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
 
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
 
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c)) 

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934:
(Title of each class)
(Trading Symbol(s))
(Name of each exchange on which registered)
Common Stock, par value $1.00 per share
MDU
New York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
Emerging growth company
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.




Item 1.04     Mine Safety - Reporting of Shutdowns and Patterns of Violations.

On October 1, 2019, Knife River Corporation - Northwest, an indirect subsidiary of MDU Resources Group, Inc., received an imminent danger order issued by the Mine Safety and Health Administration under section 107(a) of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977.  The imminent danger order was issued at the McNutt pit in Linn County, Oregon, upon observation of a vendor employee standing upright on the bulk tank of a company fuel truck while filling the bulk fuel tank without adequate fall protection. The distance from ground level to the platform was approximately 8 feet 6 inches. Upon observation the vendor employee came down, thereby terminating the order.


Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)    Exhibits. The following exhibits are being furnished as part of this report.

Exhibit Number
Description

104
Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)





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SIGNATURE

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Date: October 4, 2019

 
MDU Resources Group, Inc.
 
 
 
 
 
By:
 /s/ Daniel S. Kuntz
 
 
 
 
 
Daniel S. Kuntz
 
 
Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
 
 
 




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