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Methane control in United States coal mines - 1972.

Authors
Zabetakis-MG; Deul-M; Skow-ML
Source
Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, IC 8600, 1973 Jan; :1-22
NIOSHTIC No.
10000715
Abstract
This Bureau of Mines report presents a brief summary of the explosion trends in United States coal mines for the past 160 years.These trends show that in spite of the overall improvements in mine safety, the number of fatalities from ignitions of methane has actually increased in recent years. Suggestions are made of procedures that can be utilized to reverse this trend.
Keywords
Mine-gases; Mining-industry; Methanes; Methane-drainage; Methane-control; Explosive-gases; Explosive-atmospheres; Underground-mining; Coal-mining; Control-technology; Engineering-controls
CAS No.
74-82-8
Publication Date
19730101
Document Type
IH; Information Circular
Fiscal Year
1973
NTIS Accession No.
PB-220588
NTIS Price
A03
Identifying No.
IC-8600
NIOSH Division
PRC
Source Name
Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, IC 8600
State
PA
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