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Volume 68    Issue 12

MINER Act technology; Past, present and the future

Mining Engineering, 2016, Vol. 68, No. 12, pp. 45-45
Snyder, David P.; Burr, John F.; Moore, Susan M.; Fernando, Rohan


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The Mine Improvement and New Emergency Response Act of 2006 (MINER Act Public Law 109-236) was passed by Congress in response to three major underground coal mine accidents in the United States that claimed the lives of 19 miners. The Act resulted in substantial changes in the underground coal industry relative to the use of technology for mine escape, rescue, disaster response and other areas where the lack of these technologies contributed to the fatalities caused by these tragedies. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the MINER Act, which makes it an opportune time to reflect on the events that led to its passage, the changes that have been made since then, and the work that remains to be done. 



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