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§ 45.1-161.291. Safety precautions - ia Law

§ 45.1-161.291. Safety precautions. A. No person shall enter an auger hole or highwall miner entry without prior approval from the Chief. B. Auger holes and highwall miner entries shall be blocked with highwall spoil or other suitable material before abandoned.

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MSHA - Coal Mine Fatal Accident Investigation Report ...

Taylor Orr, vice-president of Salem Tool Co.,Inc. stated that this method affords protection from highwall hazards by placing workers under a protective screen. Operating a Salem S-1500-B auger normally requires two persons. Three persons were working at the .

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A Method To Eliminate Explosion Hazards in Auger Highwall Mining. 1/1/1993 - Reports of Investigations. The U.S. 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 ...

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ANALYSIS OF PRACTICAL GROUND CONTROL ISSUES IN .

GROUND CONTROL SAFETY CONCERNS IN HIGHWALL MINING By far, the overriding ground control related safety concern in highwall mining is highwall stability (4, 13, 14). As discussed in the prior section, 3 of the 9 fatalities connected with auger and highwall .

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Highwall Miner Video - YouTube

Jan 16, 2008 · The Highwall Mining system, the SHM Highwall Miner is the most advanced, reliable, and efficient highwall mining system in the world. It is the first practical highwall .

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Coal Augering Services - Mining Technology | Mining News ...

Auger mining operations drill a series of parallel holes perpendicular to the highwall, leaving adequately sized pillars between holes to maintain the stability of the highwall and overlying surface area. The technique is also commonly used to recover coal beneath surface features which limit surface mining, such as rivers and roads.

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Surface Mining Methods and Equipment - eolss

Highwall mining is a coal mining method for recovery of outcropped coal by mechanical excavation without removal of overburden. A continuous miner with single or ple augers/cutting heads is operated underground and controlled remotely by crew located outside. Augering can be regarded as a supplementary method for open cast mining in

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Final Report - Fatality #4 - March 30, 2017 | Mine Safety ...

MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION COAL MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH REPORT OF INVESTIGATION Surface Coal Mine (Auger Operation) Fatal Fall of Face, Rib, Pillar or Highwall Accident. March 30, 2017 GHM #51 Green Hill Mining, Inc. Rockholds, Whitley County, Kentucky ID No. 44-07079 Accident Investigator. David A. Faulkner Mine Safety and Health ...

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Highwall Miner Video - YouTube

Jan 16, 2008 · The Highwall Mining system, the SHM Highwall Miner is the most advanced, reliable, and efficient highwall mining system in the world. It is the first practical highwall .

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Ground Control for Highwall Miining - stacks.cdc.gov

ground control hazards are rock falls from the highwall and equipment entrapment underground. ... can be extremely disruptive to the high­ wall mining process. Most entrapments are due to roof falls in ... The Help files also contain suggestions for highwall mining through . old auger holes and for close proximity ple-split highwall mining.

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A Method To Eliminate Explosion Hazards in Auger Highwall Mining. 1/1/1993 - Reports of Investigations. The U.S. 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 ...

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Division of Mine Safety - eec.ky.gov

Orr Auger Mining LLC OAM 40 Matthew T Orr 12619-96 Rockholds 8,688 2 75 Blue Gem 20 Jellico 12 0 0 0 0 Orr Auger Mining LLC OAM 37 Matthew T Orr 12619-97 Siler 2,887 2 17 Fire Clay 50 0 0 0 0 Auger Surface Truck Coal 8 139,028 70 1 0 0 1 Auger Truck Coal Bundy Auger Mining Inc Highwall Miner 12 David D Bundy 18862-9 Frakes 57,833 8 210 Jellico 44

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A method to eliminate explosion hazards in auger highwall ...

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A Review of Highwall Mining Experience and Practice

2016 Coal Operators' Conference The University of Wollongong 522 10 – 12 February 2016 A REVIEW OF HIGHWALL MINING EXPERIENCE AND PRACTICE Sungsoon Mo 1, Chengguo Zhang, Ismet Canbulat and Paul Hagan Abstract: The highwall mining method originated in the USA in the 1940s. The aim of the method was to recover coal from a surface mine that has reached its economic limit.

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Welcome to CDC stacks | A method to eliminate explosion ...

"The U. S. 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.

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Auger Mining - MiningInfo

Auger mining is a method for recovering coal by boring into a coal seam at the base of strata exposed by excavation. Normally one of the lowest-cost techniques of mining, it is limited to horizontal or slightly pitched seams that have been exposed by geologic erosion.

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Highwall Mining: Design Methodology, Safety and Suitability

No. 1 safety hazard s in highwall mining operations. Between 1983 and 2002, 70 ground f alls occurred in auger and highwall mining operations among the 605 reportable incidents (Zipf and

Program Policy Letter - Mine Safety and Health Administration

Federal enforcement agency responsible for the health and safety of the nation's miners. ... Mine Safety and Health Administration 201 12th Street South, Suite 401 ... No portable auger or highwall miner operator should relocate and commence mining until the MSHA District in which the auger or highwall mining machine is to operate has received ...

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30 CFR § 77.1503 - Augering equipment; overhead protection ...

(a) Auger machines which are exposed to highwall hazards, together with all those parts of any coal elevating conveyors where persons are required to work during augering operations, shall be covered with heavy gage screen which does not obstruct the view of the highwall and is strong enough to prevent injuries to workmen from falling material.

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Welcome to CDC stacks | A method to eliminate explosion ...

"The U. S. 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.

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