TITLE

New MSHA standard to impact mining belts

AUTHOR(S)
McNulty, Mike
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
Rubber & Plastics News;11/16/2009, Vol. 39 Issue 8, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration's (MSHA) stringent regulations on underground conveyor belting will take effect from December 31, 2009. It is stated that because of an expected demand for coal in overseas markets, some decommissioned mines are being or will soon be reopened in the nation. According to the MSHA, the reprieve is being granted because of poor economic conditions.
ACCESSION #
45632194

 

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