Mining Publication: Current Dust Control Practices on U.S. Longwalls

Keywords: Sampling Surveys
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Original creation date: June 2007

Authors: JP Rider, JF Colinet

Conference Paper - June 2007

NIOSHTIC2 Number: 20033035

In: Proceedings of Longwall USA (Pittsburgh, PA, June 5-7, 2007); :12 pp

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has conducted benchmarking surveys at longwall operations across the country to identify current operating practices and the types of controls being used. Gravimetric and instantaneous dust sampling was completed to quantify dust generation from major sources and determine the relative effectiveness of the different control technologies. Results from the underground dust surveys will be presented as an update on longwall dust control technology and operating practices.

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Conference Paper - June 2007

NIOSHTIC2 Number: 20033035

In: Proceedings of Longwall USA (Pittsburgh, PA, June 5-7, 2007); :12 pp


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