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Mining Publication: Safety and Health Regulatory Changes and Technology Developments in U.S. Coal Mining

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Original creation date: September 2009

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The US coal mining industry has been impacted greatly by recent coal mining disasters which have resulted in new legislation that has affected mining economic costs as well safety and health of miners. This paper discusses changes that new legislation and regulations are making to the industry, and current research that is producing technologies to make mining safer.

Authors: RG Gurtunca

Conference Paper - September 2009

  • 3.59 MB

NIOSHTIC2 Number: 20035954

Proceedings of the 33rd Conference of Safety in Mines Research Institutes, Wisla, Poland, September 15-18, 2009. Lipowczan A, ed., Katowice, Poland: Central Mining Institute (Glowny Instytut Gornictwa), 2009 Sep; :86-98


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