Department: 
Structural Inspection - Specialized

SAI was responsible for performing structural inspections of above- ground coal mining facilities, including material handling units, conveyors, and coal processing plants. In addition, the preparation of comprehensive inspection reports were also included as part of this overall specialized inspection program.

Physical Features: 
  • 130,000 linear feet of coal conveyor systems.
  • 250 structures (including truck dumps, transfer towers, crushers, stackers, silos, railroad load-outs, preparation plants, scales, thickeners, bridges, and retaining walls).
Other Features: 
  • Safety training.
  • In-use inspection.
  • Non-disruptive inspection activities.
  • Facilities inventory.
  • Photographic documentation.
  • Written report.
  • Repair recommendations.
  • Formal presentation.