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Blasting in underground coal mines.
Proceedings of the 16th Annual Institute on Coal Mining Health, Safety and Research, Blacksburg, Virginia, August 27-29, 1985. Karmis M, Faulkner G, Sutherland WH, Forshey DR, Lucas JR, eds., Blacksburg, VA: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1985 Aug; :137-145
This paper presents a brief overview of safety considerations relevant to blasting in underground coal, primarily with reference to perceived problem areas in the current state-of-the-art of underground coal mine blasting. The implications for current and future research on safety in the use of explosives in underground coal mining are discussed.
Mine-workers; Mineral-processing; Miners; Mining-industry; Coal-miners; Coal-mining; Coal-processing; Coal-workers; Longwall-mining; Underground-miners; Underground-mining; Room-and-pillar-mining; Explosion; Explosion-damage; Explosion-venting; Explosions; Explosive-devices; Explosive-gases; Explosive-hazards; Explosives
Karmis-M; Faulkner-G; Sutherland-WH; Forshey-DR; Lucas-JR
Proceedings of the 16th Annual Institute on Coal Mining Health, Safety and Research, Blacksburg, Virginia, August 27-29, 1985
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