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Study on underground auger mining hazards

Richard H Oitto

Study on underground auger mining hazards

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Published by Mining Enforcement and Safety Administration in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mining machinery,
  • Mine safety

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAuger mining hazards
    StatementBy R. H. Oitto and R. R. McLellan
    SeriesInformational report -- 1010, Informational report (United States. Mining Enforcement and Safety Administration) -- IR1010
    ContributionsMcLellan, Russell R., joint author, United States. Mining Enforcement and Safety Administration
    The Physical Object
    Pagination11 p. :
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18104688M


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Fire, flood, collapse, toxic atmospheric contaminants, and dust or gas explosion are the most critical hazards specifically linked to underground mining.

Blasting related hazards must also be added to that : Philippe Dozolme. This report covers a 1-year industrial engineering study of working- face hazards in underground bituminous coal mines. The field data were accumulated from observations in 50 underground mines in all parts of the United States.

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Industry experts have contributed 77 chapters/5(5). This program will discuss some of the more common types of electrical hazards that may be found in underground mines. While being of benefit to certified electricians as a review, this program deals with basic electrical safety and is intended for the general underground mining population.

The U. Bureau of Mines investigated a method of using inert gas to prevent the formation of explosive gas mixtures in auger highwall mining of coal. A combination of gasoline and diesel engine exhaust gases was introduced into the auger drill hole using a short section of pipe located at the collar.

This book contains high-quality papers from the principal mining research institutes of the USA, United Kingdom, India and South Africa, thus providing up-to-date coverage of underground mining and technology in the main mining areas of the world.

The theme is mining in adverse conditions using state-of-the-art Edition: 1. The two most significant ground control hazards to face highwall mining operations are rock falls from the high wall and equipment entrapment underground. These hazards are most likely caused by.

Afterward, this study tried to quantify the roof fall risk as the most important hazard in underground coal mining. Due to the related uncertainties associated with every mine, it is very.

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controlling hazards, Hazard Control, hazards in mining. management of mining, quarrying and ore-processing waste in the European Union. This project was completed mainly through the use of questionnaire Study on underground auger mining hazards book to sub-contractors in almost each country of the EU.

To assess this information and to extrapolate to the next twenty years, this approach has been reinforced using publishedFile Size: 1MB. CIVIL ENGINEERING – Vol.

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Most bauxite, iron, and copper ore is mined by open pit techniques, lead and zinc ore are principally extracted by underground mining. Introduction.

The safety and productivity of underground mining can be severely affected by seismic activity. Mining-induced seismic events, which are induced by sudden release of strain energy accumulated in the coal-rock mass, are associated with not only superficial structure movement triggered by stress manifestation, but also related to large geological discontinuity, affected by the Cited by: Underground mining operations around the world pose similar risks to worker safety and health.

Though different techniques are used to extract base metals, precious metals, nonmetallic minerals, diamonds and coal, the hazards do not differ that much. The deeper the mine, however, the greater the risk. According to the United States Department.

Protecting Workers from Underground Hazards If a hand auger is being used to physically clear a location, it may be necessary to “triangulate” around the location, meaning advancing the hand auger on three or more points on the diameter of the proposed disturbance path.

In the end, in the case of underground hazards, what you don. While various mining activities and impacts can occur at various times in the evolution of an undermined site, the long-term view that all underground openings will fail with time is a reasonable assumption (however, there are still numerous examples of underground mine openings that have remained in place for hundreds to thousands of years).

The environmental toll of underground mining is significant. It includes air pollution, changes in water-flow patterns, chemical and gas seepage into water supplies and soil, inaccessible fires in abandoned mines, and dramatic changes in land composition that can make the area unusable after the mining operation is done [source: Saxena].

Then there is the human : Julia Layton. Mine safety is a broad term referring to the practice of controlling and managing a wide range of hazards associated with the life cycle of mining-related activities. Mine safety practice involves the implementation of recognised hazard controls and/or reduction of risks associated with mining activities to legally, socially and morally acceptable levels.

@article{osti_, title = {Results of research to develop guidelines for mining near surface and underground bodies of water}, author = {Babcock, C.O. and Hooker, V.E.}, abstractNote = {This Bureau of Mines publication presents guidelines for mining near surface and undergound bodies of water.

The guidelines were based on information developed under contract in three phases of study, as. Risk assessment workbook for mines Metalliferous, extractive and opal mines, and quarries IGA This workbook is designed to give the user a starting point to identify and manage hazards at the mine site.

It is a step-by-step approach to identify hazards, assess risks and risks whilst carrying out tasks in the mining and quarrying.

The Underground Miners are very safety conscience. We have to be. Few people realize that exploring an abandoned mine is a lot more complicated than grabbing a flashlight and heading into a hole.

The Underground Miners are well trained and very experienced in mine safety and extremely knowledgeable in mining practices and dangers.

Ventilation Hazards in Underground Mines Workers in underground mines are at risk of developing occupational disease. or suffering respiration-related death caused by ventilation hazards and exposure to diesel emissions.

In Ontario, ab people work in about 40 active underground mines. CHAPTER 11 Mining Technology The Federal Coal Leasing Amendments Act of charged OTA to assess the feasibility of the use of deep-mining technology on leased areas.

With the passage of the Sur-face Mining Control and Reclamation Act of congressional interest in the study of deep underground mining technology shifted. 4 Sustainable Managemant of Soil and Groundwater in Urban Areas – Foreword CP () Umweltbundesamt Purpose of the course The key purpose of this course was to provide young scientists and engineers with up-to-date information of current research activities in the File Size: 2MB.

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Underground Mining: Top 10 Risks (Labour+Employer) Risk Rank Category Situation or Condition or Factor that could result in Injury or Illness OR What could keep you up at night. L C Risk L sd-L C sd-C 1 Ground control Rock bursts underground INTRODUCTION.

Mining is particularly hazardous because of the nature of the work carried out. Averaging among all occupations in mines, underground coal mining activities are the most hazardous with very high risk (Shahriar et al., ).Surface mining is heeded to be more favourable and dominant than underground mining, particularly in safety, meaning, occupational risk in underground is much.

Geotechnical Considerations in Underground Mining/Department of Industry and Resources Guideline Document No.: ZMEQT INTRODUCTION The potentially hazardous nature of underground mining requires the application of sound geotechnical engineering practice to determine the ground conditions, the ground support and reinforcement requirements, as well as the size, shape and File Size: KB.

@article{osti_, title = {Feasibility of high recovery highwall mining equipment. Final report}, author = {}, abstractNote = {Three equipment systems exhibited significant promise: the RSV Miner, a surface longwall using standard underground equipment, and the variable angle auger.

Other equipment systems showing considerable merit were the surface shortwall, and the two extended depth. Based on the number of fatalities per year, a persistent area of concern in mine safety continues to be equipment related.

Data from the period through were studied in order to identify major hazards for underground mining equipment-related fatal incidents and to perform an analysis of those that occurred over the last 13 by: 8. Coal mining, extraction of coal deposits from the surface of Earth and from underground.

Coal is the most abundant fossil fuel on Earth. Its predominant use has always been for producing heat energy. It was the basic energy source that fueled the Industrial Revolution of the 18th and 19th. As coal mining methods and activities have changed over the years, the effects on the geologic conditions have also changed.

Underground operations have grown from small family mines to obtain house coal for heating to large, commercial operations, and the respective mining methods have changed from narrow, hand-cut tunnels, through room-and-pillar mines with pillars left in the mines to. Mining, as a global industry, is being pushed constantly into more remote and challenging environments.

This creates a need for innovative and adaptable methods of ventilation and cooling for the safety of the people that work in the mines.

Temperature in the Mine Temperature levels in underground mines range from extremity-numbing cold to such. Productivity, Safety, and Regulation in Underground Coal Mining: Evidence from Disasters and Fatalities Gautam Gowrisankarany Charles He Eric A.

Lutzz Je erey L. Burgessx Abstract Underground coal mining is a dangerous industry where the regulatory state may impose tradeo s between productivity and safety.

We recover the marginal. In this study, current geographic information system (GIS)-based methods and their application for the modeling and assessment of mining-induced hazards were reviewed. Various types of mining-induced hazard, including soil contamination, soil erosion, water pollution, and deforestation were considered in the discussion of the strength and role of GIS as a viable problem-solving tool in Cited by: 9.

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This + page book contains a wealth of information for mining students and industry professionals. It consists of selected material from the out-of-print industry standard, Underground Mining Methods Handbook. More than 40 chapters covering such underground mining topics as sampling, planning, reserve analysis, cost calculations, various methods of support, block and panel caving, and /5(2).

these hazards at induction, and that they are regularly given reminders, particularly when there are new developments or when operating procedures are changed or revised. Issues relating to “old” underground openings exposed during openpit mining are addressed in a guideline on openpit mining through underground workings (DoIR, ).File Size: 1MB.

FIGURE F-1 Schematic of a room-and-pillar coal mine section. SOURCE: Arch Coal, Inc., FIGURE F-2 Details of the longwall face. SOURCE: EIA, There are several variations of each method.

However, ever since the introduction of continuous miners in the late s, room-and-pillar continuous mining has been gaining ground over conventional room-and-pillar mining.Are there study materials available for the certification examinations?

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For information on the Surface Mine Blaster examination and certification, contact the.AR 87/ 3 OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE 51 Traffic hazards 52 Testing the atmosphere 53 Ventilation and purging 54 Inerting 55 Emergency response 56 Tending worker 57 Entry and exit 58 Retaining records Part 6 Cranes, Hoists and Lifting Devices General Requirements 59 Application 60 Not commercially manufactured 61 Identification of components 62 Rated load capacity.