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Economic Analysis of Surface Mining Mobile Equipment Fire Protection Systems.
Pomroy-WH; Goodwin-N; Lynch-F
MISSING :23 pages
The Bureau of Mines, through a 4-year program of combined in-house and contract research, has developed the necessary hardware and software technology to provide rugged, reliable automatic fire protection for surface mining mobile equipment. One element of this program was a continuing effort to help foster rapid mining industry acceptance of the technology by keeping end user costs reasonable. This report is an analysis of the economic impact of surface mining mobile equipment fires and the cost benefit of utilizing automatic fire protection systems to abate these losses.
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division