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3/4/2020 - Research projectsA project to develop engineering-based procedures that will contribute to the practical design of ground control systems in gateroad excavations and longwall extractions.
Improving Health and Safety of Mining Operations Through Development of the Smart Bit Concept for Automation of Mechanical Rock Excavation Units and Dust Mitigation2/4/2020 - Contracts and cooperative agreementsA contract with the Colorado School of Mines to improve the health and safety of mining operations through development of the Smart Bit Concept for automation of mechanical rock excavation units and dust mitigation.
1/1/2020 - Reports of InvestigationsThis part 2 of a two-part series describes ground stress in mining by calibrating and verifying longwall stress models.
1/1/2020 - Reports of InvestigationsThis part 1 of a two-part series describes ground stress in mining based on measurements and observations at two western mines.
4/8/2019 - Contracts and cooperative agreementsA contract to develop an inexpensive LIDAR scanner to detect minute roof and rib changes that could serve as an early warning system for mines.
4/2/2019 - Peer reviewed journal articlesA study on the effect of the discontinuity dip direction on square and rectangular hard rock pillars.
1/24/2019 - Peer reviewed journal articlesAn article examining rear abutment extent and loading, along with how well current modeling procedures calculate those values.
Blast Damage Control to Reduce Injuries from Ground Falls in Underground Western U.S. Hard Rock Mines2/15/2018 - Research projectsA project to make available blast damage models and an easy-to-use software tool for mining engineers to use in developing improved blast designs.
2/1/2018 - Contracts and cooperative agreementsA contract to adapt and use existing pattern-detection technology to identify minute changes in the mine environment.
1/16/2018 - Research areasGround Monitoring Topic Page