Title

Analysis of Practical Ground Control Issues in Highwall Mining

Abstract

Highwall mining is an important coal mining method. It appears that upwards of 60 highwall miners are presently in operation, and they may account for approximately 4% of total U.S. coal production. A review of the Mines Safety and Health Administration

Meeting Name

23rd Conference on Ground Control in Mining

Department(s)

Mining and Nuclear Engineering

Document Type

Article - Conference proceedings

Document Version

Citation

File Type

text

Language(s)

English

Rights

© 2004 National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), All rights reserved.

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