Williams Coal Mine 1950

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Williams Coal Mine 1950 - j *·"' of to Two Thomas Hill Mines Safer...
j *·"' of to Two Thomas Hill Mines Safer blasting:, rock dusting and further ventilating precautions again are recommended for the Fateley and .Clictaer'-and Williams coal mines near Thom- gested by Inspector Macain At the Clicknei Williams mine. Endorsing frequent roof-testing and adherence to the adopted system of permanent timbering, the inspectors suggested setting safety, posts close to the faces of all working places. They also pointed out the need for unobstructed haulageway clearance, and- added hoisting safeguards. Other recommendations called for well-installed insulators for the power wires, frame- grounds for ungrounded electric equipment, underground firefighting equipment, two travelable escapeways to, the surface, -- - 'wearing protective hats and | ployed 20 men and averaged 15 f 00 t we ar, and a n . effective check-in-and-out system. week j Hiu _ according to a report released Mines. by the Bureau of 'The Fateley mine employed 17 j men and averaged 65 tons of coal a day when Louis S. Kov- ash re-inspected it in February. The Clickner-Williams mine em- I tons of coal a day when re-in- j spected by E. W. Machin. Noting that black blasting powder was charged on shift \-iitiJ. j-j^Vi V*J. fc/w^-.- with fuse off shift, the inspec- Want Ads arc Want Aids i tors advocate using only permis- sable explosives or approved I blasting devices in a prescribed manner. Only approved electric cap lamps should be ased un- derground, and no one should par-i smoke m the mines, they adaed . P r o v i s i o n s o two appiovd flame safety lamps', pre-shift and weekly examinations for CAd,iiiiij,**Liviio -Lwi were other ha2ardS) and pro- -- · - . . . . viding offset surface instaya- tion, a fireproof housing and j other necessary safety devices I JQJ- [}jg ventilating fan, were; omraended' at both mines, air for the main sou th was proposed by Inspec- j ^ f Kovash for the Fateley mine. Rock dusting of all dry rooms and entries, more air for areas and driving j air connections between rooms at 50-foot intervals were sug- Kl ly To | N S U R E Wtlf = Your boyhood suit if worn today Would cause no end of mirth; The home you own has also grown To TWICE its former worth. · P.B.. WEIS AGENCY Phone 393

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  1. Moberly Monitor-Index,
  2. 08 Apr 1950, Sat,
  3. Page 8

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