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Ground Support Systems in Block-cave Mining, a Survey.

Authors
Mcwilliams-PC; Gooch-AE
Source
NTIS: PB 245 193 :46 pages
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
10008032
Abstract
The Bureau of Mines investigated ground support problems in four major block-cave mines to assess the current state-of-the-art and to delineate areas for future research. The most significant problem is the inability of present support systems to hold moving ground. Further, as mining progresses to greater depth, this problem becomes more serious. Providing adequate temporary support capable of withstanding primary and secondary blasting is the next most significant problem. A detailed analysis of the effect of mining methods on support problems is also recommended for future research. (Out of print.)
Publication Date
19750101
Document Type
IH; Information Circular;
Fiscal Year
1975
NTIS Accession No.
PB-245193
NTIS Price
A04
Identifying No.
IC 8679
NIOSH Division
SRC;
Source Name
NTIS: PB 245 193
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