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8/20/2013 - PC softwareA software program for designing web and barrier pillars for Highwall Mining.
1/1/2012 - Peer reviewed journal articlesMiners face a variety of respiratory hazards while on the job, including exposure to silica dust which can lead to silicosis, a potentially fatal lung disease.
10/1/2009 - Conference papersThis report describes a new seal testing program that will provide essential validation data for mine seal analysis and design methods.
2/1/2009 - Conference papersThis paper presents the results to date of a NIOSH investigation into the possible causes that would account for the observed higher trends in CWP disease progression through review, data analysis, and in-mine surveying.
Equivalency of a Personal Dust Monitor to the Current United States Coal Mine Respirable Dust Sampler1/1/2008 - Peer reviewed journal articlesThe work presented in this paper focuses on the relationship between the PDM and respirable dust concentrations currently measured by a coal mine dust personal sampler unit utilizing a 10 mm Dorr Oliver nylon cyclone.
11/1/2004 - Information CircularsThis report analyzes mine fires for all U.S. underground and surface metal/nonmetal mining categories during 1990-2001 by state and six successive 2-year time periods.
9/1/2004 - Information CircularsThis report analyzes mine fires for all U.S. underground and surface coal mining categories by state and 2-year time periods during 1990-1999.
5/1/2004 - Conference papersA case study is presented that relates statistical descriptions of joint sets to the distribution of local wedge failures along the crest of a catch bench at the Yellowstone Talc Mine.
Analyses of Mobile Equipment Fires for All U.S. Surface and Underground Coal and Metal/Nonmetal Mining Categories, 1990-19991/1/2004 - Information CircularsThis report analyzes mobile equipment fires for all U.S. surface and underground coal and metal/nonmetal mining categories by state and 2-year time periods during 1990-1999.
7/1/2001 - Conference papersIn Utah, 3-D, full waveform, autonomous microseismic arrays were placed underground and on the surface of a longwall coal mine with overburden exceeding 750 m. Overall 13,000 seismic events, including a magnitude 4.2 event, were detected and located.