Report, Volume 1

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The Bureau., 1892 - Mines and mineral resources
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Page 166 - For thou hast said in thine heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God: I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation, in the sides of the north: I will ascend above the heights of the clouds ; I will be like the most High.
Page 168 - And brake up for it my decreed place, and set bars and doors, And said, "Hitherto shalt thou come, but no further: and here shall thy proud waves be stayed?
Page 168 - Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? declare, if thou hast understanding. Who hath laid the measures thereof, if thou knowest? or who hath stretched the line upon it? Whereupon are the foundations thereof fastened? or who laid the corner stone thereof; When the morning stars sang together, and all the Sons of God shouted for joy?
Page 29 - ... mine, shall cause the top of the shaft and any side entrance from the surface to be and to be kept securely fenced for the prevention of accidents...
Page 33 - Every underground plane on which persons travel which is self-acting, or worked by an engine, windlass or gin, shall be provided (if exceeding thirty yards in length) with some proper means of signalling between the stopping places and the ends of the plane, and shall be provided in every case at intervals of not more than twenty yards with sufficient man-holes for places of refuge.
Page 35 - Act applies, by any person whomsoever, the owner, agent, and manager shall each be guilty of an offence against this Act unless he proves that he had taken all reasonable means by publishing, and to the best of his power enforcing, the said rules as regulations for the working of the mine, to prevent such contravention or non-compliance.
Page 34 - The top and all entrances between the top and bottom of every working or pumping shaft shall be properly fenced, but this shall not be taken to forbid the temporary removal of the fence for the purpose of repairs or other operations, if proper precautions are used. (15) Where the natural strata are not safe, every working or pumping shaft shall be securely cased, lined, or otherwise made secure.
Page 32 - ... (c.) A workman shall not have in use at one time in any one place more than one of such cases or canisters.
Page 168 - Who .is this that darkeneth counsel by words without knowledge ? Gird up now thy loins like a manrfor I will demand of thee, and answer thou me.
Page 10 - mine " includes every shaft in the course of being sunk, and every level and inclined plane in the course of being driven for commencing or opening any...

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