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Health and safety analysis on support walls. Volume 2. Steel supports design criteria. A summary of European data.
Washington, DC: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, OFR 121(2)-82, 1980 Jan; :1-61
This report presents the results of a 5-month study to collect data on the use of steel support for ground control in European underground coal mines. The report summarizes European steel support design practices and describes the applicability of steel supports to U.S. mining conditions.
Coal mining; Underground supporting; Steel construction; Design criteria; Supports; Grouting; Rock mechanics; Technology assessment; Foreign technology; Mine safety; Roof supports
CP; Final Contract Report
NTIS Accession No.
OFR 121(2)-82; Contract-J0295036
Washington, DC: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, OFR 121(2)-82
Management Engineers, Inc., Reston, Virginia
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division