• Coal Mining - Coalwood, West Virginia

    Coal Mining. Types of Coal Mines. There are four main types of coal mines: shaft mine, slope mine, drift mine, and surface (open-cast) mine. The mine at Coalwood was a shaft mine; the coal was brought up in an elevator from 600 to 800 feet underground.

  • STA Coal Mining

    STA Coal Mining Company (Pty) Ltd is a proactive South African registered and based company focused on offering quality mining services and technology to the coal mining industry.

  • Arch Coal, Inc. | About Us: Our Mines

    Region: Western Bituminous Region: Location: Gunnison County, Colorado: Mine Type: Underground: Equipment: Longwall mining system and continuous miner units

  • 80 HOUR Underground Miner Pre-Employment Training Program ...

    WEST VIRGINIA OFFICE OF MINERS' HEALTH, SAFETY AND TRAINING 80 HOUR Underground Miner Pre-Employment Training Program Study Guide

  • Continuous Miner & Bridge Conveyor (Jiffy Conveyor) | Mining ...

    Continuous Miner. Continuous miners are large machines that work directly in the coal face, scraping material from the wall/ceiling with their giant teeth set on rotating steel drums.

  • UNDERGROUND COAL MINING: FACTORS, COST, AND TIME CONSIDERATIONS

    UNDERGROUND COAL MINING: FACTORS, COST, AND TIME CONSIDERATIONS Presented by: Mark A. Williams Executive Vice President – Engineering Services Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

  • Coal mining | Britannica.com

    Coal mining: Coal mining, extraction of coal deposits from the surface of Earth and from underground. Coal is the most abundant fossil fuel on Earth. Its predominant use has always been for producing heat energy.

  • Mining - Wikipedia

    Mining is the extraction of valuable minerals or other geological materials from the earth, usually from an orebody, lode, vein, seam, reef or placer deposit.These deposits form a mineralized package that is of economic interest to the miner.

  • Glossary of Mining Terms - rocksandminerals.com

    Abutment — In coal mining, (1) the weight of the rocks above a narrow roadway is transferred to the solid coal along the sides, which act as abutments of the arch of strata spanning the roadway; and (2) the weight of the rocks over a longwall face is transferred to the front abutment, that is, the solid coal ahead of the face and the back ...

  • Coal mining - Wikipedia

    Coal mining is the process of extracting coal from the ground. Coal is valued for its energy content, and, since the 1880s, has been widely used to generate electricity. Steel and cement industries use coal as a fuel for extraction of iron from iron ore and for cement production.

  • Uranium Miner - Official Site

    Valuation Commentary: MGX Minerals Inc. (CSE: XMG) (FKT:1MG) (OTCQB: MGXMF) is a Canadian-based mining and clean technology processing company focused on accelerating emerging energy and energy commodity technologies that disrupt the status quo.

  • CDC - Mining - A Comparison of U.S. Mining Industry Criteria ...

    A Comparison of U.S. Mining Industry Criteria for Intrinsically Safe Apparatus to Similar IEC-Based Standards

  • Glossary of Mining Terms - Coal Education

    A. Abutment - In coal mining, (1) the weight of the rocks above a narrow roadway is transferred to the solid coal along the sides, which act as abutments of the arch of strata spanning the roadway; and (2) the weight of the rocks over a longwall face is transferred to the front abutment, that is, the solid coal ahead of the face and the back ...

  • TVE - Transvaal Electric Motors (Pty) Ltd

    TVE's principal business is the design and manufacture of flameproof electric motors used on coal mining machines such as Continuous Miners, Shuttle Cars, Scoops, Haulers, AFCs and Augers.

  • Eastern Coalfields - Official Site

    To produce and market the planned quantity of coal and coal products efficiently and economically in an eco-friendly manner with due regard to safety, quality and conservation.

  • Coal Age | Serving the Needs of the Coal Mining and ...

    As more continuous miner operations install proximity detection systems, developers are providing...

  • West Virginia Fatal Mining Accident Report Summaries

    1998 Fatal Accidents Back to Top of Page (1) January 20, 1998 Eastern Associated Coal Corp. Lightfoot No. 2 Mine, Boone County. A massive roof fall occurring at approximately 4:30 P.M. claimed the life of a roof bolter operator and injured another miner.

  • MINING - CoinMine

    MINING . This page primarily focuses on metallurgical mining, though many of the terms, processes, and concepts are the same within the non-metallurgical extraction industry.

  • BHP faces shareholder class action over Brazil ... - mining.com

    Australian law firm Phi Finney McDonald said Wednesday it plans to sue world's No.1 miner BHP (ASX, NYSE:BHP), arguing the company misled investors over the 2015 collapse of a dam at the Samarco iron ore mine in Brazil, which killed 19 people and became the country's worst ever environmental ...

  • miner - English-Spanish Dictionary - WordReference.com

    miner - Translation to Spanish, pronunciation, and forum discussions

  • Best Practices For Dust Control In Coal Mining

    Information Circular 9517 Best Practices for Dust Control in Coal Mining By Jay F. Colinet, James P. Rider, Jeffrey M. Listak, John A. Organiscak,

  • Shear up - Minestories : Minestories

    Strong and heavy – with a light footprint. Sandvik Mining was faced with the challenge of creating a flexible continuous miner with maximum productivity for board-and-pillar coal mines.

  • Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. » Illinois Basin

    River View Coal, LLC operates the River View mine, which is an underground mine located near Morganfield in Union County, Kentucky. River View utilizes continuous mining units employing room-and-pillar mining techniques to produce high-sulfur coal and is the largest mine of its type in the nation.

  • San Juan Mine – New Mexico — Westmoreland Coal Company

    Westmoreland San Juan, LLC – San Juan Mine. San Juan Mine is located in northwest New Mexico, and is one of the largest underground coal mines in the world.