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Mining Publication: Technology News 464 - Analysis of Retreat Mining Pillar Stability (ARMPS): Version 4.0 for Windows

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Original creation date: July 1997

Image of publication Technology News 464 - Analysis of Retreat Mining Pillar Stability (ARMPS): Version 4.0 for Windows

Proper pillar design is essential for safe pillar recovery operations. Between 1989 and 1996, 25% of all roof and rib fatalities in the United States occurred on pillar recovery sections. The analysis of Retreat Mining Pillar Stability (ARMPS) computer program was developed in 1995 and has been widely accepted by the mining community. A Windows version of ARMPS is now available. It features simplified data input, graphics, and an expanded online "HELP" facility.

Authors: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Technology News - July 1997

NIOSHTIC2 Number: 20000470

Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Technology News 464, 1997 Jul; :1-2


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