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9/18/2012 - Contracts and cooperative agreementsA contract to analyze, adapt, and test an existing ultra-low frequency (ULF), through-the-earth system for communication and tracking of underground mine personnel.
9/17/2012 - Contracts and cooperative agreementsA contract to design, build, and demonstrate a battery-powered, through-the-earth wireless voice communication system for overburdens of up to 600 feet.
9/17/2012 - Contracts and cooperative agreementsA contract to develop and demonstrate a modified, fiber optic-based perimeter security system to track personnel in an underground coal mine.
9/17/2012 - Dictionaries and glossariesMine Communications and Tracking Glossary
Technology News 547 - Cost-Effective, Off-the-Shelf Wireless Links for Surface Integrated Mine Emergency Communications12/1/2011 - Technology NewsA surface network system using off-the-shelf components successfully established strategic communications links in a limited mine-simulated environment. The system could be expanded to link other communication devices and a command center.
Nonverbal Communication for Mine Emergencies is a training program that teaches miners a series of nonverbal hand signals to use in the event of an emergency. These hand signals can be used by miners if they are unable to communicate verbally.
Technology News 544 - New Measurement Tool to Validate Wireless Communications and Tracking Radio Signal Coverage in Mines10/1/2011 - Technology NewsThis technology is used to map communications and tracking coverage in underground mines. It is important to know coverage of these systems during a mine emergency.
Technology News 543 - Reverse Implementation of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Technology for Personnel Tracking in Underground Mines9/1/2011 - Technology NewsPossible benefits of the use of reverse RFID for personnel tracking are: improvements in accuracy, the ability to interface to a variety of mine communications infrastructures, better system survivability, and easier installation and maintenance.
Radio 101 is a program to train miners in the use of two-way radio communication in the mines.
2/1/2008 - Peer reviewed journal articlesThe general consensus from members of the mining sector established the need for several key endeavors including more and stronger mining collaborations and partnerships and a need to educate mining stakeholders and students about the benefits of the Pr...