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Coal mining equipment.
Min Eng 1987 May; 39(5):364-366
This paper describes the recent innovations in coal mining equipment, covering the trend toward longwall mining, the improvements made in bits for continuous miners and shearers, the use of diesel- and battery-powered nontethered haulage systems, the development of a ground fault interrupter to eliminate electrocutions, and the increased use of computer-controlled devices in all aspects of coal mining.
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