This year, West Virginia Coal Mining Association’s Annual Mining Symposium highlighted the mining industry’s biggest safety initiatives of the last half-decade. At the heart of the discussion was an increased emphasis on dust control in West Virginia’s coal mines.
New regulatory measures enacted in British Columbia aim to change the nation’s metal mining practices in hopes of maintaining the industry’s profitability without encroaching on the rights of citizens or the health of the natural environment.
Unpaved roads are often the source of danger and annoyance. Paving them over with asphalt millings can ease troubles for local residents — if the ground material is right.
The servicemen and women of the United States Armed Forces confront peril and defend our shores every day. In order to protect our citizens at home and abroad, they overcome challenges most civilians can scarcely imagine. Fortunately, there are some difficulties that grateful people and companies, like Midwest Industrial Supply, Inc., are equipped to help them tackle.
As both the domestic and international demand for coal rises, businesses are working hard to identify the best opportunities to meet growing demand. In Rhea County, Tennessee, Iron Properties LLC recently announced that they have gained state and federal permission for a deep mine operation to extract coal from Dayton Mountain, according to Times Free Press.