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" That it shall be the province and duty of said bureau and its director, under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior, to make diligent investigation of the methods of mining, especially in relation to the safety of miners, and the appliances best... "
Official Congressional Directory - Page 288
by United States. Congress - 1914
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Coal: A Memoir and Critique

Duane Lockard - Business & Economics - 1998 - 225 pages
...Department of the Interior, with instructions to investigate mining methods, "especially with respect to the safety of miners, and the appliances best adapted to prevent accidents, the possible improvements of conditions under which mining operations are carried on." But the new agency was specifically...
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The Machine in America: A Social History of Technology

Carroll W. Pursell - History - 2007 - 398 pages
...designed to prevent accidents, possible improvements in the condition under which mining operations were carried on, the treatment of ores and other mineral...substances, the use of explosives and electricity, and "other inquiries and technologic investigations pertinent to said industries." "Since the mining...
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The Machine in America: A Social History of Technology

Carroll Pursell - History - 2007 - 398 pages
...designed to prevent accidents, possible improvements in the condition under which mining operations were carried on, the treatment of ores and other mineral...substances, the use of explosives and electricity, and "other inquiries and technologic investigations pertinent to said industries." "Since the mining...
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Standardization, Volume 23

Standardization - 1952
...the act of Congress which, in establishing the Bureau, directed that it "make diligent investigation of the methods of mining, especially in relation to...conditions under which mining operations are carried, .... the use of explosives and electricity, the prevention of accidents, and other inquiries and technologic...
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Information Circular

Mines and mineral resources - 1925
...The Bureau of Mines was established in 1910 (Organic Act of May 16, 1910, 30 USC 1-7) to make ". . .investigations of the methods of mining, especially...the appliances best adapted to prevent accidents,. . ." etc. With this act, the Bureau assumed responsibility for and expanded the mine -accident investigative...
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Transactions of the American Society for Steel Treating, Volume 3

American Society for Steel Treating - Metals - 1923
...specific work. The Bureau of Mines, according to its organic act, is "to make diligent investigation of the methods of mining, especially in relation to...miners, and the appliances best adapted to prevent accident, the possible improvement of conditions under which mining operations are carried on, the...
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United States Congressional Serial Set

United States - 1922
...causes of falls of roof and coal, methods of mining, especially in relation to the safety of miners, the appliances best adapted to prevent accidents,...under which mining operations are carried on, the use of explosives and electricity, the prevention of accidents, statistical studies and reports relating...
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The Budget of the United States Government

United States. Bureau of the Budget - Budget - 1936
...causes of falls of roof and coal, methods of mining, especially in relation to the safety of miners, the appliances best adapted to prevent accidents,...under which mining operations are carried on, the use of explosives and electricity, the prevention of accidents, statistical studies and reports relating...
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Journal of the Western Society of Engineers

Western Society of Engineers (Chicago, Ill.) - Engineering - 1914
...chemists in the employ of the three contracting parties to make investigations of the methods of mining in relation to the safety of miners and the appliances best adapted to prevent accidents ; the possible improvements of the conditions under which mining operations are carried on; the use of explosives...
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Mining and Engineering World, Volume 28

Mineral industries - 1908
...of the United States; to make diligent investigation of the methods of mining, the safety of miners, the possible improvement of conditions under which...operations are carried on, the treatment of ores, the use of explosives and electricity, the prevention of accidents, the values of mineral products...
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