Super Section Speeds Development
Now that longwall panels are becoming larger, up to 1,000 ft wide and 8,000 ft long, operators have to shorten the time spent developing the panels. The development can be completed in less time with a super section operation that raises productivity between 700 and 1,200 tons per shift.
R. L. Grayson, "Super Section Speeds Development," Coal age, Intertec Publishing, Jan 1985.
Mining and Nuclear Engineering
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