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5/1/2018 - Peer reviewed journal articlesA study exploring the geomechanics of bench room-and-pillar mining and the associated response of high pillar ribs at overburden depths greater than 300 m.
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
1/1/2018 - Peer reviewed journal articlesA paper addressing the geotechnical considerations for concurrent pillar recovery in two coal seams with 21 m of interburden under about 305 m of depth of cover.
11/5/2016 - Research projectsA project to establish a new standard for ground control safety in deep vein mines.
10/27/2016 - Research projectsA project to reduce injuries and fatalities in western U.S. underground metal mines by reducing the falls of ground taking place in these mines.
A project to develop engineering guidelines for support design that will reduce groundfall fatalities under supported roof in underground coal mines.
10/22/2016 - News articlesA short feature story describing NIOSH products on retreat mining.
A project to develop guidelines for determining the appropriate level of support and design methods for support systems to minimize the risk and severity of injuries to miners from rib falls in underground coal mines.
A project to implement in-mine seismic monitoring techniques in coal mines to evaluate and demonstrate potential mine safety benefits of this technology.