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Continuous haulage update.
Min Eng 1983 Feb; 35(2):156-158
Beginning in 1974, the Bureau of Mines, US Department of Interior, sponsored research and development efforts related to further development and use of continuous face haulage in underground coal mines (Cowan, 1975). The Department of Energy continued this effort as of Oct. 1977. This paper represents an update of an article previously published in Mining Engineering magazine (Mayercheck, 1979). Development progress is summarized for a variety of prototype systems for components now being built, surface tested, or tried underground.
Underground-mining; Underground-miners; Coal-mining; Coal-processing; Coal-workers; Mining-equipment; Mining-industry; Mineral-processing; Mine-shafts
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