Longwall mining

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As part of EIA`s program to provide information on coal, this report, Longwall-Mining, describes longwall mining and compares it with other underground mining methods. Using data from EIA and private sector surveys, the report describes major changes in the geologic, technological, and operating characteristics of longwall mining over the past decade. Most important, the report shows how these changes led to dramatic improvements in longwall mining productivity. For readers interested in the history of longwall mining and greater detail on recent developments affecting longwall mining, the report includes a bibliography.

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Creator: Unknown. March 14, 1995.

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As part of EIA`s program to provide information on coal, this report, Longwall-Mining, describes longwall mining and compares it with other underground mining methods. Using data from EIA and private sector surveys, the report describes major changes in the geologic, technological, and operating characteristics of longwall mining over the past decade. Most important, the report shows how these changes led to dramatic improvements in longwall mining productivity. For readers interested in the history of longwall mining and greater detail on recent developments affecting longwall mining, the report includes a bibliography.

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60 p.

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OSTI as DE95008794

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  • Other Information: PBD: 14 Mar 1995

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  • Other: DE95008794
  • Report No.: DOE/EIA-TR--0588
  • DOI: 10.2172/35268 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 35268
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc687969

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Longwall mining, report, March 14, 1995; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc687969/: accessed November 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.