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McGraw-Hill Yearb Sci Technol 1994 Jan; :424-425
Maintaining an opening in an underground mine can be difficult. Once an opening is formed, the surrounding rock will usually move and, in some cases, fall. Accident statistics show that approximately 35% of all accidents in underground metal mines are associated with rock falls.
Author Keywords: cable bolts; grout; rock supports; stopes
McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science & Technology
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