TITLE

Essential gear

AUTHOR(S)
Douglas, Merrill
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
Urgent Communications;Aug2008, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the accidents happened in underground mining therefore leading to the Miner Act of 2006 requiring each underground mine in the U.S. to implement two separate redundant systems to provide communications in case accidents happen. It is stated that vendors have been offering, and the Mine Safety Health Administration (MSHA) has been testing various systems based on newer technologies, in response to this. Also included is a list of MSHA-approved leaky feeder systems and communication system peripherals.
ACCESSION #
34374257

 

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