mine inspector

mine inspector

[′mīn in′spek·tər]
(mining engineering)
Generally, the state mine inspector, as contrasted to the Federal mine inspector; inspects mines to find fire and dust hazards and inspects the safety of working areas, electric circuits, and mine equipment.
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Four rescue teams with seven men in each group were now working under the direction of the state mine inspector.
Ronnie Roderick Hampton, of Lynch, is a state mine inspector for the Kentucky Department of Mines and Minerals.
In addition, the company's Antelope mine, located near Douglas, Wyoming, received the third place safety award for large surface mines from the Wyoming State Mine Inspector and the Wyoming Mining Association.
Candidates for the annual Safety Award are assessed based on information submitted to the State Mine Inspector, including hours worked and lost-time incidents.
My dad was a coal mine inspector, and many evenings, after dinner, I overheard him telling my mom about work, which meant talking about mining accidents.
According to the company, the exploitation concessions granted to it by the Swedish Chief Mine Inspector have been a heavily debated issue over time.
The route is then inspected by an independent mine inspector from the British Caving Association for the use for public trips.
Chief Mine Inspector Balochistan ordered probe into the tragic incident.
Chief Mine Inspector Baluchistan Farooq Ahmed expressed in a statement his sorrow over loss of eight lives, and for injuries sustained by two other miners.
But mine inspector John Whyatt said it would take around six months for inquiries into the incident to be completed.
Chief Mine Inspector Fred Sears says independent consultants are still working on a report into the possible causes, but he has been very pleased with how the company has cooperated.