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Methane control in United States coal mines - 1972.
Zabetakis MG; Deul M; Skow ML
Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, IC 8600, 1973 Jan; :1-22
This Bureau of Mines report presents a brief summary of the explosion trends in United States coal mines for the past 160 years.These trends show that in spite of the overall improvements in mine safety, the number of fatalities from ignitions of methane has actually increased in recent years. Suggestions are made of procedures that can be utilized to reverse this trend.
Mine-gases; Mining-industry; Methanes; Methane-drainage; Methane-control; Explosive-gases; Explosive-atmospheres; Underground-mining; Coal-mining; Control-technology; Engineering-controls
IH; Information Circular
NTIS Accession No.
Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, IC 8600
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