Title

Coal Mine Ventilation Practices in the United States

Editor(s)

Xie, H. and Golosinski, Tad S.

Abstract

Today, over 40% of the U.S. coal is mined using underground mining method. Mining methods used underground has also been slowly chaning over the years too, which has presented challenges in ventilation. This paper presents the current status of ventilation practices in U.S. underground coal mines. It also discusses current regulations as pertaining to underground coal and the proposed regulations on diesel-powered equipment to enhance the health and safety for underground coal miners.

Meeting Name

Proceedings of the '99 International Symposium on Mining Science and Technology

Department(s)

Mining and Nuclear Engineering

Document Type

Article - Conference proceedings

Document Version

Citation

File Type

text

Language(s)

English

Rights

© 2002 CRC Press, All rights reserved.

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