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Database Analysis of Slope Stability for Surface Coal Mine Highwall Planning.

Authors
Hively-R
Source
For Reference Only At Bureau Libraries :4 pages
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
10011143
Abstract
The objective of this project is to develop a means of predicting the slope stability of future highwalls using exploration borehole information. I contacted Thomas Hill Energy Center, a surface coal mine owned by Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc. (AECI), located near Moberly, Missouri. AECI stated that they would be willing to help in any way with a study. They also stated several problems that they were facing. One of those problems was that, in the future, they were going to encounter areas that contained both consolidated and unconsolidated material in the subsurface. There was no existing information on how the unconsolidated layers would affect the stability of the highwalls. The present situation totally involves consolidated material. The work being conducted in this thesis involves the effects of the unconsolidated material.
Publication Date
19910101
Document Type
CP; Final Contract Report;
Fiscal Year
1991
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
OFR 29-92
NIOSH Division
RORC;
Source Name
For Reference Only At Bureau Libraries
State
MO;
Performing Organization
University of Missouri--Rolla
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