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- Panel examines safety of automated equipment. // Coal Age;Feb97, Vol. 102 Issue 2, p23
Reports on a meeting among mining industry representatives, equipment manufacturers, government and academia to discuss research to identify potential safety problems associated with processor-controlled mining systems. Emphasis of guidelines; Areas of focus of recommendations.
- Update: Mining health and safety research. Murphy, John N. // Coal Age;Feb97, Vol. 102 Issue 2, p40
Discusses mining research programs that emphasizes the need for applications-oriented research. Inclusion of health-related interests; Significance of human factors in mining accidents; Disaster prevention; Coal-specific research and development.
- MSHA help for diesel equipment compliance. // Public Health Reports;Mar/Apr98, Vol. 113 Issue 2, p105
Compares the number of personnel carriers, utility trucks, and tractors that operate in underground United States coal mines with the numbers in 1974. Number of diesel units that are currently operating; What regulations have been developed to help avoid potential hazards in underground coal...
- SOME ECONOMIC FACTORS AFFECTING SAFETY IN UNDERGROUND BITUMINOUS COAL MINES. Andrews, W.H.; Christenson, C.L. // Southern Economic Journal;Jan74, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p364
Analyzes economic factors affecting safety in the underground bituminous mining. Classification of factors affecting injury rates in the coal mining; Variables and data used in the analysis; Relationship of advance technology with fatal injury rates; Limitation of the data.
- 2006 AWARDS. // Coal Age;Nov2006, Vol. 111 Issue 11, p10
The article offers information on the coal dust explosibility meter, Model 100, a device in coal mining safety developed by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health that won the R&D 100 Award 2006 from R&D Magazine.
- New Report Covers Rescue and Emergency Support Services in Underground Coal Mines. // Coal International;Aug/Sep99, Vol. 247 Issue 5, p154
Presents information on the report `Rescue and Emergency Support Services in Underground Coal Mines,' by the IEA Coal Research Organization. Models for mines and rescue service provision; Contact information for the report.
- New Report Covers Rescue and Emergency Support Services in Underground Coal Mines. // Coal International;Aug/Sep99, Vol. 247 Issue 5, p164
Presents information on the report, `Rescue and Emergency Support Services in Underground Coal Mines,' by IEA Coal Research Organization. Models for mines rescue service provision; Contact information for the report.
- Leaking light stops methane build-up. // New Scientist;2/13/93, Vol. 137 Issue 1860, p19
Focuses on an optical fiber detector that a consortium of researchers, including British Gas and BT Laboratories, have demonstrated to detect dangerous build-ups of methane gas in mines. Description of the system; Results of initial tests; Other areas where it will be used.
- Innovation to enhance safety. // Coal International;Sep/Oct2011, Vol. 259 Issue 5, p57
The article discusses the development of an experimental prototype system in Australia to help mitigate the risks of coal dust explosions that occur in underground coal mines.