Bock Bursts Occurrence. in the Coeur D'Alene Mining District of Northern Idaho

Blake, William
Organization: International Conference on Ground Control in Mining
Pages: 9
Publication Date: Jan 1, 1987
Mining induced rock bursts have been a severe operational hazard associated with the deep silver mines of the Coeur d'Alene mining district for over 30 years. Recent studies during the past fm years have led to a better understanding of the different types of rook bursts and their causative mechanisms. This has resulted in ground control measures that more effectively minimize burst occurrences as well as contain burst damage. Case histories of burst incidences and examples of control measures are presented.
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