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Overview of Bureau of Mines coal mine research, Part II.
Min Technol 1984 Dec; :396-399
The article gives an overview of the Bureau of Mines conservation and development program. The mining technology section briefly describes research highlights in underground coal mining, room-and- pillar mining, longwall mining, improved cutting, and support systems. The resource conservation technology section describes various research efforts in mine waste control, acid mine water drainage control, reclamation methods, restoration and revegetation, abandoned mine fire control, and surface stability.
OP; Journal Article
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division