J.H. Fletcher & Co. is the world leader specialized in the custom design manufacture and global sales of mining equipment, roof bolters, drills, air handlers, beam setters, scaling machines, drill jumbos, industrial minerals, hard rock, coal, roof drills and scaling machines that improve safety and productivity in underground mines.
Fletcher is a world leader in the design and manufacture of mining equipment, roof drills, roof bolters, scaling machines, drill jumbos, diesel tractors and specialty equipment that improve safety and productivity in the underground coal mining and metal / non-metal mining industries.
The stickers started out as little advertisements that the manufacturers of mining equipment handed out. Even before the late 1960s, when mining safety laws started requiring reflective materials underground, miners used those stickers to stay visible to each other. As time passed, the stickers evolved.
prop 2015 Improvements in roof control technology have led to a significant reduction in roof fall accidents and fatalities. Despite these gains, roof and rib falls continue to be a leading cause of accidents and injuries in underground coal mines.