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22 www.coalage.com April 2019 longwall usa 2019 preview continued Matterhorn Footwear Matterhorn Mining Footwear said it is the ultimate in comfort, safety and functionality. It has been protecting and serving the mining and aggregate community for decades. It works with consumers to bring safe, comfortable and innovative footwear to the market. Megator Megator Pumps 2000 manufactures unique positive-displacement pumps, pumping systems and pollution-con- trol solutions built for maximum pro- ductivity, lower maintenance costs and continuous operation in demand- ing applications. Pumps 2000 AODD pumps, originally designed for abra- sive, solid laden and corrosive fluids in mining environments, and to create an alternative to the heavy, mainte- nance-intensive diaphragm pumps. Patented features make it possible to offer market-leading low life-cy- cle cost, while delivering outstanding performance even in the harshest environments. The electrically driven Megator Sliding Shoe pump is ideal where simple, rugged construction, inherent self-priming and high-suc- tion lift can save time and money. Miller Contracting Miller Contracting is a full-service concrete contractor in the coal min- ing industry. The underground team performs a wide range of projects from conventional and raise shafts to all types of slope and underground services. Its surface operators per- form services including stack tubes, reclaim tunnels, prep plant founda- tions, thickeners and belt line foun- dations, as well as design-built bath- house, office building, and shops. NexGen Industrial Contractors Headquartered in Rices Landing, Pennsylvania, NexGen Industrial Con- tractors is an enterprising company specializing in steel mill, excavation, mining, oil and gas, and electrical ser- vices. With more than 75 years of com- bined contracting and subcontracting experience in commercial, industrial, water and waste management, the NexGen team has the expertise to pro- vide valued engineering — safely and affordably. In addition to the promise of customer satisfaction, NexGen's said its No. 1 priority is both employ- ee and jobsite safety. It is weaved into the company culture, and the team is equipped with a number of certifica- tions that ensure all projects are com- pleted with safety in mind. NIOSH The National Institute for Occupa- tional Safety and Health (NIOSH) Pittsburgh Mining Research Division (PMRD) will be providing hearing screenings and information related to hearing protection devices, noise ex- posure, noise controls and other occu- pational noise topics. Council for Ac- creditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation (CAOHC)-certified per- sonnel will provide no-cost hearing screenings in their mobile audiomet- ric testing trailer. Trained personnel will provide information on proper se- lection and use of hearing protection. Guidance on noise control solutions, and examples of NIOSH-developed noise control for specific mining ap- plications will also be available. Palladin Publications World Coal is a leading magazine for the global coal industry. Articles cov- er key technological developments in the mining, handling and preparation of coal. It also includes in-depth re- gional reports covering recent devel- opments in coal-producing regions worldwide and provides topical in- dustry news and comment covering the latest political, economic and en- vironmental trends. World Coal only publishes eight issues per year. Quaker Chemical Quaker Chemical has been a leading supplier of QUINTOLUBRIC long- wall and fire-resistant hydraulic flu- ids. Quaker's technology continues to evolve and provide solutions for longwall applications. The product portfolio has expanded to include DUSTGRIP dust suppressants, MINE- TECH ground-control agents, storage fluids, gear lubricants, greases and fire-resistant greases, and water-solu- ble assembly compound. In addition, Quaker offers the on-site expertise of dedicated mining experts and spe- cialist partners, from field engineers to laboratory chemists. Quaker said customers can count on custom-for- mulated solutions specific to an op- eration to improve safety, maximize efficiency and performance, increase productivity and boost profitability. Richwood Richwood designs innovative solu- tions for the worldwide bulk-material handling industry. For more than 40 years, the busiest mines in the world have put their confidence in its prob- lem-solving expertise, the company said. Clean conveyors and sealed and protected load zones for site-specific solutions mean lowered maintenance costs, safer work areas and more pro- ductive operations. RM Wilson RM Wilson Co., founded in 1966 by Richard M. Wilson, is a product spe- cialist and partners with many of the leading longwall machinery and equipment manufacturers around the world to offer engineered optimum solutions to the special requirements of the customer. Headquartered in Wheeling, West Virginia, and with lo- cations throughout the United States, it not only supplies customers with the equipment they need when they need it, but also provides service and prod- uct knowledge that sets it apart from other longwall machinery distribu- tors, the company said. RUD RUD Ketten Rieger & Dietz GmbH u. Co. KG was founded in 1875 by Carl

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