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Mining Product: Ground Control Software Toolbar

Original creation date: August 2005

The Ground Control Software Toolbar installs and provides quick access to seven NIOSH ground control software packages.

These packages include:

  • Analysis of Longwall Pillar Stability (ALPS)
  • Analysis of Retreat Mining Pillar Stability (ARMPS)
  • Coal Mine Roof Rating (CMRR)
  • Analysis of Roof Bolt Systems (ARBS)
  • Analysis of Horizontal Stress Effects in Mining (AHSM)
  • Analysis of Multiple Seam Stability (AMSS)
  • Analysis of Retreat Mining Pillar Stability - Highwall Mining (ARMPS-HWM)

The download file is a self-extracting executable which will automatically run a setup program. Installing the Ground Control Toolbar will also install the following NIOSH Ground Control analysis packages: Analysis of Horizontal Stress Effects in Mining (AHSM), Analysis of Longwall Pillar Stability (ALPS), Analysis of Roof Bolt Systems (ARBS), Analysis of Retreat Mining Pillar Stability (ARMPS), Coal Mine Roof Rating (CMRR), Analysis of Retreat Mining Pillar Stability - Highwall Mining (ARMPS-HWM), Analysis of Multiple Seam Stability (AMSS). These packages can also be downloaded individually.

Release notes for version 1.1.02 (August 2013):

  • Minor bug fixes
  • Fixed operating system compatibility issues
  • User interface improvements

Release notes for version 1.1.01 (October 2012)

  • Recompiled with new libraries
  • 16/32 bit controls have been replaced with 32/64 bit controls
  • User interface improvements
  • Program installer has been updated with more options and better checks for older installations
  • Various bug fixes
  • Tested for better functioning under Windows 7.

Authors: NIOSH

Audience: Mine Operators

Software - August 2013

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Version: 1.1.02

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, 2013 Aug


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