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Field demonstration of two pneumatic backfilling technologies.
Dyni-RC; Burnett-M; Philbin-D
Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, RI 9550, 1995 Jan; :1-23
The U.S. Bureau of Mines (USBM) report summarizes a field demonstration of pneumatic backfilling technologies conducted at the abandoned Hillside Coal and Iron Slope in Vandling, PA. Researchers demonstrated two pneumatic backfilling technologies recently developed under the USBM's Abandoned Mined Reclamation Research Program, the Pneumatic Pipefeeder and the High-Efficiency Ejector. Both systems had previously been evaluated at the USBM's abatement investigation laboratory near Fairchance, PA.
Pneumatic-equipment; Abandoned-shafts; Pennsylvania; Underground-mining; Mine-shafts; Backfilling; Pneumatic-equipment; Laboratory-testing
Report of Investigations
NTIS Accession No.
Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, RI 9550
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