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Advances in Productive, Safe, and Responsible Coal Mining

Book2018

Edited by:

Joseph Hirschi

Advances in Productive, Safe, and Responsible Coal Mining

Book2018

 

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Edited by:

Joseph Hirschi

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    1 - Profitable coal mining means being productive, safe, and environmentally responsible

    Joseph C. Hirschi and Aaron S. Young

    Pages 1-9

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    2 - Safety and productivity in coal mining—How to make both the top priority

    R. Larry Grayson

    Pages 11-30

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    3 - Zero Harm coal mining

    Tom Hethmon

    Pages 31-51

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    4 - Productive, safe, and responsible operations are not possible without visible safety leadership

    Lori Guasta and David R. Lauriski

    Pages 53-61

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    5 - Optimization of coal recovery and production rate as a function of panel dimensions

    Kwame Awuah-Offei, Angelina Anani, ... Emmanuel Ewusie

    Pages 63-81

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    6 - Mine ventilation networks optimized for safety and productivity

    Jürgen F. Brune

    Pages 83-99

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    7 - Developing effective proximity detection systems for underground coal mines

    Joseph DuCarme

    Pages 101-119

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    8 - Communication and tracking system performance

    Steven J. Schafrik

    Pages 121-154

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    9 - Out-of-seam dilution: Economic impacts and control strategies

    Joseph C. Hirschi and Y. Paul Chugh

    Pages 155-178

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    10 - Coal mine methane: Control, utilization, and abatement

    Satar Mahdevari

    Pages 179-198

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    11 - Diesel particulate matter: Monitoring and control improves safety and air quality

    Muhammad Usman Khan and Argyle Douglas Stewart Gillies

    Pages 199-213

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    12 - Engineered noise controls for miner safety and environmental responsibility

    Hugo E. Camargo, Amanda S. Azman and J. Shawn Peterson

    Pages 215-243

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    13 - Sustainable coal waste disposal practices

    Joseph C. Hirschi and Y. Paul Chugh

    Pages 245-269

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    14 - Sustainable reclamation and water management practices

    Jeff Skousen, Carl E. Zipper, ... Paul F. Ziemkiewicz

    Pages 271-302

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    15 - The role of research in the coal-mining industry: Moving forward using lessons from the past

    Joseph C. Hirschi

    Pages 303-312

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    Index

    Pages 313-324

About the book

Description

Advances in Productive, Safe, and Responsible Coal Mining covers the latest advancements in coal mining technology and practices. It gives a comprehensive introduction to the latest research and technology developments, addressing problems and issues currently being faced, and is a valuable resource of complied technical information on the latest coal mining safety and health research. As coal's staying power has been at the forefront of the world’s energy mix for more than a century, this book explores critical issues affecting coal mining, including how to maintain low-cost productivity, address health and safety hazards, and how to be responsible environmental stewards.

This book takes a holistic approach in addressing each issue from the perspective of its impact on the coal mining operation and industry as a whole.

Advances in Productive, Safe, and Responsible Coal Mining covers the latest advancements in coal mining technology and practices. It gives a comprehensive introduction to the latest research and technology developments, addressing problems and issues currently being faced, and is a valuable resource of complied technical information on the latest coal mining safety and health research. As coal's staying power has been at the forefront of the world’s energy mix for more than a century, this book explores critical issues affecting coal mining, including how to maintain low-cost productivity, address health and safety hazards, and how to be responsible environmental stewards.

This book takes a holistic approach in addressing each issue from the perspective of its impact on the coal mining operation and industry as a whole.

Key Features

  • Explains how to effectively produce coal within existing environmental constraints
  • Encapsulates the latest health and safety research and technological advances in the coal mining industry
  • Written by authors who have developed the latest technology for coal mines
  • Explains how to effectively produce coal within existing environmental constraints
  • Encapsulates the latest health and safety research and technological advances in the coal mining industry
  • Written by authors who have developed the latest technology for coal mines

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ISBN

978-0-08-101288-8

Language

English

Published

2018

Copyright

Copyright © 2018 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

Imprint

Woodhead Publishing

Editors

Joseph Hirschi