Application of geomechanics in longwall operation

Choi, D. S.
Organization: Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration
Pages: 5
Publication Date: Jan 1, 1987
This paper presents the results of geomechanics work applied to the longwall operation. The mining method was successfully adapted to US mining conditions resulting in an improvement in safety and productivity. The paper deals with various geomechanics problems associated with geologic and mining conditions.
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