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Shale Failure Mechanics and Intervention Measures in Underground Coal Mines: Results from 50 Years of Ground Control Safety Research2/1/2016 - Peer reviewed journal articlesA report presenting a historical narrative on the research the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health has conducted in relation to rock mechanics and shale.
1/1/2016 - Peer reviewed journal articlesAn article describing two ways photogrammetric techniques are being used for rock mass and support monitoring.
1/1/2016 - Peer reviewed journal articlesThis article by NIOSH analyzes the current practices of rib control in U.S. coal mines. Twenty underground coal mines were studied representing various coal basins, coal seams, geology, loading conditions, and rib control strategies.
11/3/2015 - Unpublished documents and reportsA description of two Ground Control Program projects that aim to enhance mine safety through improved longwall pillar designs that consider a mine’s local geology.
11/3/2015 - Research areasGround Control Overview Topic Page
11/3/2015 - Research areasGeologic Characterization Topic Page
Roof Support Topic Page
NIOSH Mining topic page on rock falls.
Pillar Design Topic Page
Horizontal Stress Topic Page