11/15/2018 Rock Dust Partnership Action Items

Large-scale testing at Central Mining Institute

  • Conduct layered dust testing – 1st Qtr. 2019
  • Report detailing results to be delivered to Partnership – 3rd Qtr. 2019

Treated rock dust

  • Partnership involvement to identify deployment sites
  • Conduct deployment study(s) – 3rd Qtr. 2019

Foamed rock dust

  • Improve application methodologies
  • Develop protocol to assess foamed rock dust at CMI
  • Protocol delivered to Partnership – 3rd Qtr. 2019

Rock dust dispersibility

  • Meet with appropriate NIOSH committee and discuss requirements to develop standardized method for assessing rock dust dispersibility in underground coal mines – 2nd Qtr. 2019
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