Analysis of Highwall Mining Stability-The Effect of Multiple Seams and Prior Auger Mining on Design
The objective of this is paper is to review the current state of knowledge and practice in highwall mining (HWM). HWM has become a widely-applied method in surface mining, commonly used alone or in conjunction with contour or slot mining. It provides 800-feet to 1,200-feet of additional recovery when the economic stripping ratio is reached in contour mining or in slot mining when surface access to a reserve is limited. A significant attribute of the highwall miner is its versatility.
D. Newman and R. K. Zipf, "Analysis of Highwall Mining Stability-The Effect of Multiple Seams and Prior Auger Mining on Design," Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Ground Control In Mining, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Jan 2005.
24th international conference on ground control in mining
Mining and Nuclear Engineering
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