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  2014

  • Issue 1

  •   Fletcher® at Rally for American Energy Jobs
  •   Setting the ATRS
  •   Information Bulletin 122 and New Video
  •   Safety Posters
  •   Pilot Check Cartridge: Replace or Repair
  •   HDDR Platform Retainer Bar


  2013

  • Issue 1

  •   Fletcher® Proud Supporter of Higher Education
  •   Walk-thru Bolter Concept
  •   4-Head Bolter
  •   Safety Posters
  •   Rock Burst Valves
  •   Employee News - Lenny Novak


  2012

  • Issue 1

  •   Fletcher® and Joy Mining Machinery® Dist. Agreement
  •   Drillhead Lubrication
  •   Lighting Units
  •   MINExpo 2012
  •   Morgantown Machine
  •   Rock Burst Valves
  •   Employee News - Nathan Payne
  •   Updated Orientation Video

  • Issue 2

  •   J.H. Fletcher & Co.™ Celebrates 75 Years
  •   Maintenance Training
  •   Canopy Pin
  •   Scissors ATRS
  •   Employee News - Josh Murphy
  •   MINExpo 2012


  2011

  • Issue 1

  •   New Wurtland Facilities
  •   Vacuum Tester
  •   Positioning Controls
  •   Fletcher Mining Equipment Pty. Ltd.
  •   Tram Deck Chain Curtain
  •   Employee News - Russel D'Angelo

  • Issue 2

  •   J. Robert Fletcher Inducted into WV Coal Hall of Fame
  •   DDR Walk-Thru Roof Bolter
  •   Scissor ATRS Rocker Pads
  •   Starter Box Visual Inspection
  •   Tripping/Slipping Hazard Safety Poster
  •   Employee News - David Boggs
  •   Fletcher Universal Warning Signs


  2010

  • Issue 1

  •   Beam Setter
  •   Improved Three Second Delayed Start Retrofit
  •   Danger Tag Replacement
  •   Dust Box Gskets
  •   Dust Box Upgrades
  •   Bulletin Release No. 114
  •   Bulletin Release No. 115
  •   100th Machine

  • Issue 2

  •   New Fletcher Prime Mover Attachments
  •   High Pressure Hose Maintenance
  •   Answers to Your Dust Questions
  •   Hands Off Drilling Using a Hydraulic Drillguide
  •   Terms to Know


  2009

  • Issue 1

  •   Fletcher Walk-Thru DDR
  •   Material Handling Polyester Winch Rope
  •   Tag Replacement
  •   Q & A
  •   Outby Rocker Pad Deflectors
  •   Fletcher Innovates!
  •   Employee News - Darin Cotton, Tony Justice

  • Issue 2

  •   J. Robert Fletcher - Last of the Great Engineers
  •   Canopy Removal
  •   Maintenance Q & A
  •   Fletcher Rib Drills
  •   New Grease Specifications
  •   MSHA Program Notice
  •   Employee News - Bob Ellis
  •   Document Clarification

  • Issue 3

  •   Fletcher Rib Access Boom Now Available
  •   Maintenance Q & A
  •   Titan and Apollo Masts: Feed Pressures
  •   How to Detect Low Oil Levels
  •   Employee News - Tim Burgess: SME/PCMIA Speaker


  2008

  • Issue 1

  •   New Generation Degas Drill
  •   Information Bulletin 107
  •   Questions from the Field
  •   Document Tube
  •   Perforate the Plug
  •   Evolution of the Drillguide
  •   Safety Posters: Daily Reminders for Safe Workplace
  •   Word Search
  •   Employee News - April Bailey

  • Issue 2

  •   Mobile Roof Support - Steps to Safety
  •   MINExpo 2008
  •   Bulletin 108
  •   An Ergonomic Issue: Drill Control Levers
  •   Questions from the Field
  •   Employee News - Debby Hibbard


  2007

  • Issue 1

  •   Low HDR Utility Bolter (Pocket Bolter)
  •   Safety and Maintenance Q & A
  •   NOTICE: Bulletins 100 & 101
  •   Fletcher Policy on Modifications and Replacement Parts
  •   Certification Letters

  • Issue 2

  •   Fletcher Diesel Tractor: Versatile and Reliable
  •   J.H. Fletcher Hose Options for 2008
  •   Information Bulletin 104:Tool Tray Tag
  •   Information Bulletin 105:Sticking Tram Lever
  •   Fletcher Introduces Small Diameter Borescope
  •   Starter Box
  •   Contact Cleaning Kit
  •   Fletcher Website
  •   Employee News - Joe McQuerry


  2006

  • Issue 1

  •   Automated Roof Bolting in Poland
  •   Gauge Test Kit for Load Sense Pump Control Systems
  •   Zero Volume Connectors Contact Cleaning Kit
  •   Bill Ellis Retirement
  •   Proper Torque for Manuli Hose with JIC Hose Ends
  •   Panline Bolters
  •   Maintenance Q & A
  •   Employee News - Tim Martin Promoted


  2005

  • Issue 1

  •   Technology at Work Worldwide
  •   NMA Reports Fatalities Down
  •   Pocket Guide for Foot Jack Cylinder Replacement
  •   Valve Lock Kit
  •   Tram/Tow Tag May be Incorrect
  •   DTS Joining with Fletcher & DBT in West
  •   Employee News – Tim Martin

  • Issue 2

  •   Radio Remote
  •   Warehouse Expansion
  •   Fletcher Chooses Pall as Standard
  •   Fletcher International Sales
  •   Employee News – Brian Perrine


  2004

  • Issue 1

  •   MRS Support Cylinder
  •   Fletcher Purchases WDM
  •   Q & A
  •   2004 MINExpo
  •   Employee News – Sean Farrell


  2003

  • Issue 1

  •   Roof Bolter Hydraulic Pressure Adjustments
  •   Precleaner Skirts
  •   Checking Your Vacuum


  2002

  • Issue 1

  •   Hydraulic Hose – A Key to Good Performance
  •   New Support Post with Screw-Adjustable Wear Pads
  •   Recall of Reliance Motors
  •   Recall of MICO Brakes
  •   Annual Refresher Training at Tri-State Fire School
  •   Employee News - Ben Newlon

  • Issue 2

  •   New Scaler Design
  •   Better Gloves for Equipment Operators
  •   Combination Towing/Brake Intensifiers
  •   Hydraulic Disconnect Bar
  •   Placement of Rocker Pads
  •   New ATRS/Canopy Leveling Link
  •   Employee News - Tim Werner


  2001

  • Issue 1

  •   Non-OEM Parts
  •   Tips on Maintaining Hydraulic Oil
  •   Joystick Control Panel Tag
  •   HDDR Video Training Program
  •   Information Bulletin No. 85
  •   Employee News - John Reckard, David Tate

  • Issue 2

  •   Noise Reduction Techniques
  •   Lynch Pins
  •   Tram Chain Curtain
  •   Redesigned Support Post Wear Pad
  •   New Distributors
  •   Warranty Policy
  •   Employee News - Larry Adkins


  2000

  • Issue 1

  •   Dust Collection Systems
  •   Support Post Retention Nut
  •   Rocker Pad Bolt Retainer
  •   MINExpo 2000
  •   Update to Fletcher Website

  • Issue 2

  •   MINExpo 2000 – New Equipment and Technology
  •   Pre-Cleaner Guard
  •   Which Bearing? – Trunnion Bearing
  •   Information Bulletin No. 82
  •   Fletcher Website

  • Issue 3

  •   MINExpo 2000
  •   Information Bulletin No. 84
  •   New HDDR Video
  •   New Breather Cap
  •   Maintenance Tip “Lubrication”


  1999

  • Issue 1

  •   Solving Unique Problems
  •   New Drill Guide
  •   Parts Books on CD Rom

  • Issue 2

  •   Feed-back Drilling System
  •   Arm Feed Boom Guards
  •   Drillhead Alignment System
  •   Using Proper Tools
  •   Employee News - Bill Kendall

  • Issue 3/4

  •   Fletcher Low Profile Rotary Impact Drillhead
  •   Fletcher Now Using Modular Start Switch System
  •   Fletcher SV
  •   Parts Book Correction
  •   Never Assume Everything Is Safe
  •   Coal Shows


  1998

  • Issue 1

  •   Human Factors and Fletcher
  •   New Intrinsically Safe Stop Switch
  •   Announcing Change to Cable Reel Valve
  •   Video Programs
  •   Correction – MSHA Web Site

  • Issue 2

  •   Should We Change the Pumps?
  •   Proper Towing Procedures
  •   Correct E-Clip Installation Critical
  •   Auxiliary Canopy & Boom Swing Control
  •   Fletcher Bulletin Notice (76 and 77)

  • Issue 3

  •   Progressing Automation and Improved Productivity
  •   ATRS Leveling Spring
  •   Web Site

  • Issue 4

  •   Goad, Harbour, Skinner Retire
  •   25 Yrs. Service - Summerfield, Porter, McConnell, Dunn
  •   Roof Bolt Torque
  •   Maintain the Guards
  •   NOTICE - MDA (Grease) In Spherical Roller Bearings
  •   Component Drawing Update - RRII Drawing No. HC463
  •   Y2K Compliance
  •   Web Site


  1997

  • Issue 1

  •   Hydraulic Accumulator Test Kit
  •   Boom Modernization Program
  •   Fletcher Joystick Drill Control Maintenance Reminders
  •   Boom Swing Cylinders

  • Issue 2

  •   Strip Switch Panic Bar - Troubleshooting and Repair
  •   IMPORTANT: Retrofit - Pressure Setting on RRII/DDO
  •   Cable Reel Valve Update
  •   Parts Book Correction-Dust Tank
  •   Drillguide Guard Kit

  • Issue 3

  • 60 Years
  •   Deep Socket Drillhead
  •   Maintenance Tip-Washing Equipment
  •   Change in RR-II Valve Bank
  •   Safety Notice-Ansul Cartridges
  •   New Employee-Lannie Robinson
  •   Information Bulletin No. 70

  • Issue 4

  •   Dust Collection: Health & Production
  •   Canopy Support Post
  •   Hand Held Hydraulic Resin Inserter
  •   Venturi Power Fill Pump
  •   Costain EMTs Take First Place


  1996

  • Issue 2

  •   Fletcher MRS Systems-The Next Generation
  •   Larry Howe Named Marketing Manager for MRS Line
  •   Maintenance Shift-Misuse of the Platform Lift
  •   Rocker Pads-Inspection and Maintenance
  •   Video Catalog Available
  •   Wanted: Ideas of Future Articles

  • Issue 3

  •   National Mining Association-MINExpo International ’96
  •   Warning Tag Update
  •   Hydraulic Oil - Commercial Intertech
  •   Block that Boom
  •   ATTN: Mobile Roof Support Users - Unsafe Conditions

  • Issue 4

  •   Diamond Anniversary
  •   MSHA-Problem Areas on Bolter Dust Control Systems
  •   Modernization Facility Going Strong
  •   Valve Tray Lift Kit for Machines with Joystick
  •   Two Hand Diversion Valve
  •   Canopy Policy
  •   Health Watch-Back
  •   Accounting News-Chuck Brown


  1995

  • Issue 4

  •   The Purpose of an Affidavit
  •   New Product-Utility Vehicle
  •   News from SMC Electrical - Cover Screw Specification
  •   Hydrualic Oil-UNAX AW 68
  •   A20 Spool Retainers
  •   Pre-cleaner Approval
  •   Paper Trail - Auto Dump Dust Systems with Backflush
  •   Yellow is Better-Super Ortac Hose
  •   Video: RRII/DDO Operator Training
  •   Video: Adjustment of Drill Feed Control Valve Package


  1994

  • Issue 1

  •   New Modernization and Rebuild Facility
  •   Roof Ranger II-Offset Boom
  •   Training-Availability/Materials
  •   Video-You, Fletcher, and Safety
  •   Dwg-HY-252 Drilling Unit Valve Handle Arrangement
  •   Dwg-HY-253 Drilling Unit Valve Handle Arrangement
  •   Electrical Maintenance News
  •   Circuit Breaker Pins
  •   J. H. Fletcher & Co. Clevis Pin Retrofit Program
  •   New Distributor Location - NMS-Norton, VA
  •   Important Parts Update-Pre-bent and Sized Handles


  1993

  • N/A


  1992

  • N/A


  1991

  • Issue 1

  •   J. H. Fletcher & Co. Expansion
  •   DDO Walk-Thru
  •   Safety Recall Notice-MP130A Slave Relay
  •   Tip: Proper Use of the Spilt/Combined Flow Tram
  •   Selector Valve


  1990

  • Issue 1

  •   Rail Ranger Personnel Carriers
  •   How to Keep Oil in Hydraulic Systems Cool
  •   Approvals and Certification of Rebuilt Fletcher Machines
  •   New Warning Labels Available (159558 and 159645)
  •   Setting and Checking Roof Bolt Torque

  • Issue 2

  •   ATRS Systems-What is Required?
  •   Beam Manipulating Machine
  •   Safety Notice-Posters
  •   Approvals and Certification of Rebuilt Fletcher Machines
  •   Panic Bar-New Style-Part Number 149011

  • Issue 3

  •   Canopy Certification - Just What is the Law?
  •   Longhole Drill
  •   Warning Tags-Metal
  •   Important Safety Notice-MP130A Slave Relay Recall

  • Issue 4

  •   Counterfeiters: Cheating Maintenance with Bad Bolts
  •   Longwall Roof Bolter
  •   Pocket Guide to Adjusting the 31538
  •   Safety Recall-MP130A Slave Relay
  •   Relief Valve Replacement


  1989

  • Issue 2

  •   MRS-Mobile Roof Support - Latest Fletcher Product
  •   Dust Collection-Availability
  •   Hazardous Material-MSDS
  •   Fletcher Participates in MSHA’s REAP Program
  •   Information for Improving Panic Bar Sensitivity
  •   Inby is Out-Slogan

  • Issue 4

  •   J.H. Fletcher & Co.’s Research and Development
  •   Fletcher’s First Remote Roof Bolter-Model AR-D
  •   New Handle Grips - Improve Safety
  •   Employee News - Gene Wilson
  •   Just for Your Records - Rebuilder - MM&H


  1988

  • Issue 1

  •   New Chassis Design for Rib Protection
  •   Welcome to the First Edition
  •   Boom Swing Safety Checklist
  •   Cylinder Housing Improvement


  2014

  • Issue 1

  •   Mining Machines for Small Spaces
  •   Maintenance Training
  •   Maintaining In-Cab Environmental Control
  •   Scaling Vehicles
  •   Improved Pick Housing for 4250 Scaler
  •   Pilot Check Cartridge: Repair or Replace
  •   OEM Trained Service Technicians


  2013

  • N/A


  2012

  • Issue 1

  •   J.H. Fletcher & Co. Shipping to Zimbabwe, South Africa
  •   Replacing Hydraulic Hoses
  •   Join J.H. Fletcher & Co. at MINExpo International 2012
  •   Fletcher Universal Warning Sign
  •   Fletcher Enters Distribution Agreement with Joy Mining
  •   Fletcher Service Inc.
  •   Q & A


  2011

  • Issue 1

  •   New Wurtland Facilities
  •   Vacuum Tester
  •   Positioning Controls
  •   Fletcher Mining Equipment Pty. Ltd.
  •   Tram Deck Chain Curtain
  •   Employee News - Welcome Russel D'Angelo


  2010

  • N/A


  2009

  • Issue 1

  •   Narrow Vein Drill Jumbo Introduced
  •   Testing Brakes
  •   Keeping a Machine Clean
  •   Properly Torque Slew Assembly Bolts
  •   Fletcher Innovates!
  •   Employee News - Brad Parks
  •   Fletcher Service Inc.

  • Issue 2

  •   J. Robert Fletcher - Last of the Great Engineers
  •   How to Detect Low Oil Levels
  •   Roof-Bolt Magazines/Carousels
  •   Insulation Blanket
  •   Insulation Blanket
  •   Q & A
  •   Employee News - Ben Newlon
  •   Fletcher Service Inc.


  2008

  • N/A


  2007

  • N/A


  2006

  • N/A


  2005

  • Issue 1

  •   Electronic Feedback System
  •   Jumbo Drills
  •   Safety Tip
  •   Industrial Minerals Representatives
  •   Fletcher Parts Department


  2004

  • N/A


  2003

  • N/A


  2002

  • Issue 1

  •   Metal / Non-Metal Equipment
  •   Drilling Feedback Control System
  •   Maintenance Tip: Checking Turntable Bolts


  2001-1988

  • N/A