Developing a Roof Control Game Plan
- Published: Friday, 25 March 2016 11:37
- Written by Steve Fiscor
By Steve Fiscor, Editor-in-Chief
Between retirements and decisions related to scaling operations back and even mine closures, the U.S. coal industry is losing some very knowledgeable people. Those that remain are short-handed and usually facing substantial cost pressures. It’s at this point, where a decision to cut costs in one area, could unwittingly lead to excessive costs down the road. This holds true for many aspects of mining, especially roof control programs.