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3/1/1997 - Information CircularsThis proceedings volume contains papers presented at technology transfer seminars sponsored by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) on New Technology for Ground Control in Retreat Mining.
4/2/2019 - Peer reviewed journal articlesA study on the effect of the discontinuity dip direction on square and rectangular hard rock pillars.
3/30/2017 - Research projectsA project to build the framework for expanding pillar design criteria into challenging environments by undertaking pillar response investigations in representative conditions at case study mine sites.
10/22/2016 - Research projectsA project to update the database of case histories upon which the Analysis of Longwall Pillar Stability (ALPS) software bases its recommended stability factors.
Building Capacity and Enhancing Ground Control Safety through Improvement and Extension of the LaModel Program7/16/2016 - Contracts and cooperative agreementsA capacity-building contract to enhance ground control safety and produce qualified MS and PhD graduates with ground control expertise through improving and extending the LaModel program.
11/3/2015 - Unpublished documents and reportsA description of two Ground Control Program projects that aim to enhance mine safety through improved longwall pillar designs that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
9/22/2015 - Research areasPillar Design Topic Page
1/1/2010 - Peer reviewed journal articlesUnderground stone mines in the United States use the room and pillar method of mining in relatively flat laying deposits. Roof and rib falls account for 15% of all lost time incidents. This paper presents the result of a study to improve pillar and roof...
7/1/2009 - Conference papersThis paper provides an overview of current deep cover pillar recovery practice.