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Coal mine fire and explosion prevention. Proceedings: Bureau of Mines technology transfer seminars, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, March 2, 1978 and Denver, Colorado, March 14, 1978.
Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, IC 8768, 1978 Jan; :1-99
These proceedings consist of papers presented at two Bureau of Mines technology transfer seminars for the purpose of disseminating recent advances in mining technology related to coal mine fire and explosion prevention. Primary, although not exclusive, emphasis is placed on underground coal mining. The papers address research accomplishments ranging from methods for detecting mine fires to remote sealing systems for extinguishing coal mine fires. Each paper represents the current state-of-the-art in the respective research categories. Presentations include research occurring from both Bureau in-house and contract efforts.
Coal mines; Mine fires; Fire prevention; Meetings; Dust explosions; Fire detection; Fire protection systems; Belt conveyors; Fire safety
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Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, IC 8768
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