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Review of State Mine Inspector's Reports as They Relate to Accidents from Falls of Roof

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines over state mine inspection reports from 19 U.S. states. The information in the reports includes details of accidents, locations that specific accidents occurred, and proposed remedies for prevention of future accidents. This report includes tables.
Date: April 1929
Creator: Paul, James Washington
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Ringelmann Smoke Chart: Revision of I. C. 6888

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the Ringelmann Smoke Chart. As stated in the summary, "the Ringelmann Smoke Chart fulfills an important need in smoke abatement work and certain problems in the combustion of fuels. A knowledge of its history and methods of preparation is, therefore, of interest to many" (p. 1). This report tables, and an illustration.
Date: August 1955
Creator: Kudlich, Rudolf H. & Burdick, L. R.
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Ringelmann Smoke Chart: Revision of IC 7718

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the Ringelmann smoke chart. This report serves as a revision to a previous report covering the Ringelmann chart. As stated in the abstract, "since instructions on its use are not shown on the recent edition of the chart, those included in this revision of the previous Bureau of Mines publication now are necessary complement to the chart. More detail regarding the use of the chart is included than was given in the earlier version" (p. 1). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: 1967
Creator: Bureau of Mines Staff
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Safety Cars of the United States Bureau of Mines

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the mine stations and safety cars used to reach miners in distress. As stated in the report, "the purpose, equipment, personnel, and construction of its safety cars" is presented. This report includes an illustration, and a map.
Date: March 1931
Creator: Forbes, J. J. & Ankeny, M. J.
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Smelting Ores in the Electric Furnace

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the electric smelting of nonferrous ores. As stated in the introduction, "it is the purpose of the present paper to survey the technical and economic changes that have taken place and to determine whether electric smelting of nonferrous ores offers any more promise today than 20 years ago" (p. 1). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: October 1937
Creator: Dean, Reginald S. & von Bernewitz, M. W.
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Some Causes of Blow-Outs During Drilling and Means of Prevention: with Special Reference to the Gulf Coast Region

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the causes of blow-outs and crater formation during the drilling of high-pressure wells. Causes and prevention of well blow-outs are presented. This report includes tables.
Date: March 1937
Creator: Carpenter, Charles B.
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The Soviet Seven-Year Plan (1959-65) for Oil

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing the Soviet plan to increase oil production between 1959 and 1965. As stated in the introduction, "this report, based almost entirely on Soviet petroleum literature, describes the planned expansion of the U.S.S.R. petroleum industry and attempts to provide some idea of the magnitude of future Soviet oil exports" (p. 2). This report includes tables, and a map.
Date: 1961
Creator: Frendzel, Donald J.
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Specifications for Selected Hydraulic-Powered Roof Supports: With a Methods to Estimate Support Requirement for Longwalls

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing hydraulic-powered roof support specifications. As stated in the abstract, "this report presents observations made by Bureau engineers regarding hydraulic-powered roof supports that are currently being used or have been used on nearly all operating long-walls in the United States" (p. 1). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Date: September 1969
Creator: Barry, A. J.; Nair, O. B. & Miller, J. S.
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Standardized Construction of Mine Ventilating Doors

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the development and construction of ventilation doors in mine operations. The importance of functioning ventilating doors is presented. The construction process is described in detail. This report includes an illustration.
Date: April 1944
Creator: Hartley, J. C. & Moschetti, A. C.
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Survey of Dust-Control Practices in the Coal-Mining Industry

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing dust-control of coal mining operations. As stated in the summary, "this circular presents results of a survey conducted by the Bureau of Mines to ascertain the extent to which dust-control practices are employed in the coal-mining industry" (p. 1). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: April 1956
Creator: Barnes, R. W.; Gregory, M. J.; Owings, C. W. & Berger, L. B.
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Thickness of Bituminous-Coal and Lignite Seams at All Mines and Thickness of Overburden at Strip Mines in the United States in 1950

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing bituminous-coal and lignite seams, and overburden of strip mines during 1950. Descriptions of the seams and strip mines are presented. This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
Date: September 1952
Creator: Young, W. H. & Anderson, R. L.
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Thickness of Bituminous Coal and Lignite Seams Mined in the United States in 1945

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing bituminous coal and lignite seams found in the United States. The thickness of seams from several U.S. states is compared, as well as the mining methods employed. This report includes maps, tables, and illustrations.
Date: December 1947
Creator: Young, W. H. & Anderson, R. L.
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Uranium-Mining Practices and Costs at Ten Salt Wash Lease Operations of Union Carbide Nuclear Co.

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the mining costs and methods of uranium ores in Colorado. As stated in the introduction, "this report describes the relatively small-scale operations of the Salt Wash miner: the mining methods followed, the equipment used, and the production costs" (p. 1). This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1959
Creator: Dare, W. L.
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Ventilating Practices that Minimize Explosion Hazards in Bituminous-Coal Mines

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing mine ventilation designed to reduce explosion hazards. As stated in the scope and purpose of study, "this circular is intended to present important recommended practices that are necessary to minimize the possibilities of methane accumulations in coal mine and reduce the chances of ignitions from electrical sources" (p. 1). This report includes illustrations.
Date: September 1952
Creator: Ankeny, M. J.; Westfield, James & Kingery, D. S.
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World Survey of Tantalum Ore

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the occurrences of tantalum in different areas of the world. The tantalum deposits are described in reference to each individual country that it is found in. This report includes maps, tables, and illustrations.
Date: March 1945
Creator: Baker, James S.
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