Plum, PA – April 7, 2017 – Beginning in March 2016, Howard Concrete Pumping Co., Inc. worked to extinguish the deepest portions of a fire burning in an underground coal mine. By using our innovative mine backfill methods, we have helped the effort in eliminating a hazard that has existed for more than 40 years. This article from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has additional information on the effort to extinguish this and other like fires.
Mine fires are one of the many legacy problems that exist due to the long history of coal mining in Pennsylvania. They are a significant source of pollution to the environment and can create a serious threat to the safety and health of nearby residents. For these reasons, experience counts when trying to mitigate mine fires. Contact Howard Concrete Pumping to learn more about how our experience with underground mine fires can help you!
Since 1972, Howard Concrete Pumping has provided professional and trouble-free concrete pumping services and has earned the reputation as the premier geotechnical contractor on projects which require the placement of concrete, grout, flowable fills, and slurries. Our professional staff with years of experience is available to help provide the safest, most productive, and economical solution to any concrete placement or geotechnical project. We pride ourselves on our ability to innovate new and better solutions to difficult construction problems.