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10/22/2016 - Research projectsA project to implement in-mine seismic monitoring techniques in coal mines to evaluate and demonstrate potential mine safety benefits of this technology.
9/1/2016 - Reports of InvestigationsA Report of Investigations presenting five strategies for detecting and recording seismic activity associated with deep longwall coal mining.
8/23/2016 - Contracts and cooperative agreementsA contract to explore early detection of rock movement signaling imminent underground space or pit wall collapse in mines, which has the potential to prevent loss of life and serious injuries from mine disasters.
Method for Improving Ventilation & Gas Monitoring with an Advanced Fiber Optic Based Mine-Wide Monitoring System7/19/2016 - Contracts and cooperative agreementsA contract to create an advanced mine-wide distributed monitoring system utilizing a low power intrinsically safe fiber optic backbone for improving ventilation and gas and temperature monitoring in underground mines.
Designing a Pilot Program for Strategic Mine Safety and Health Improvements through the Use of Surveillance Data to Guide Targeted Inspection ActivitiesA contract to design a pilot program for strategic mine safety and health improvements through the use of surveillance data to guide targeted inspection activities.
Deep Coal Mine Safety Studies to Promote Development of Recommendations for Deep Coal Mine Safety through Monitoring Seismic EventsA contract to investigate and report on the state-of-the-art in mine seismic monitoring systems and methodologies as applied to deep coal mining.
A contract to develop a liquid crystal (LC)-based nitrogen dioxide monitor housing a sensor which will detect and trigger an audio-visual alarm to warn miners when the concentration of nitrogen dioxide levels exceeds the threshold limits.
Best Practice Review of Atmospheric Monitoring Practices for Fire and Explosion Prevention Using Tube Bundle Systems7/16/2016 - Contracts and cooperative agreementsA contract to assess the benefits of implementing tube bundle technology into the US mining industry and identifying the logistical barriers and operational aspects considered for deployment.
7/16/2016 - Contracts and cooperative agreementsA contract to evaluate the practicality and permissibility of modern laser-based technology for remotely detecting and mapping potentially explosive methane accumulations.
Promoting Early Exposure Monitoring for Respirable Crystalline Silica: Taking the Laboratory to the Mine Site3/1/2016 - Peer reviewed journal articlesAn article discussing a NIOSH-proposed solution for on-site quantification of respirable crystalline silica in dust samples.