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10/22/2016 - Research projectsA project to deliver practices, methodologies, and strategies to the industry to improve ventilation effectiveness in underground metal/nonmetal (M/NM) operations to increase control of airborne contaminants in deep mines.
Shotcrete Design and Installation Compliance Testing: Early Strength, Load Capacity,Toughness, Adhesion Strength, and Applied Quality4/1/2015 - Reports of InvestigationsA report on a research study to document and develop safe practices for the use of shotcrete as ground support in underground mines, particularly in underground metal mines operating in weak host rock.
3/1/2013 - Reports of InvestigationsThis report presents a new concept in perimeter control blasting for underground mine drifting applications focusing on the importance of the buffer holes in a blast design.
11/9/2012 - Unpublished documents and reportsA pair of new handbooks from NIOSH to identify and promote engineering controls to protect mine workers from overexposures to dust.
9/28/2012 - News articlesIn light of recent accidents in metal mines, some fatal, NIOSH OMSHR is again studying the use of cemented fill in mining operations.
NIOSH workshop on Silica Dust Control for Metal/Nonmetal Mining.
9/27/2012 - Conferences, workshops, and seminarsWorkshop on Diesel Emissions Control Technologies in Metal/Nonmetal Mines.
6/1/2006 - Conference papersThe Super Stopping is designed as a long-term permanent stopping for use in the main entries of the mine, while the EZ-Up Curtain Stopping, although very durable, is designed more for portability and ease of installation. This paper describes the design...
6/1/2006 - Conference papersRecent NIOSH experience suggests that more attention may be needed in managing the issues associated with diesel emissions and their control.
Technology News 519 - EZ-Up Curtain Stoppings: A Practical Solution for Directing Ventilation Airflows in Large-opening Metal/Nonmetal Mines5/1/2006 - Technology NewsThe EZ-Up curtain stopping is designed primarily for use as a temporary or portable stopping, although test results indicate that it may remain durable for an extended time. It can be constructed from a variety of fabrics, including standard mine bratti...