Yielding Cement Roof Supports for Longwall Mining

Campoli, Alan A.
Organization: International Conference on Ground Control in Mining
Pages: 5
Publication Date: Jan 1, 1997
Fosroc continues as a leader in the development of cementitious technology for the mining industry. The considerable expertise accumulated in the development of the Fm cement line has been employed in the development of two pumpable, supplemental roof support systems. The Tekprop system is a unique combination of steel and concrete, specifically designed as a viable alternative to conventional wooden supplementd support. The second system is the Fosroc mineable mi which is a cost competitive variable yield system designed to support longwall ventilation and predriven recovery room entries. Two, separate, ongoing, full scale applications of these systems will be discussed during the inference presentation
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