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Record 1 2012-10-03


Subject field(s)
  • Lignite, Graphite and Coal Mining
  • Mining Dangers and Mine Safety

An area of coal left in a mine to support the overlying strata or hanging wall.


The coal at the mine is under about 3,000 feet of overburden and the coal is soft. Indeed, the coal in the pillars is frequently crushed as a result of the weight of the overburden ...


  • Exploit. de charbons fossiles autres que la tourbe
  • Exploitation minière (dangers et sécurité)

Pilier de charbon laissé pour soutenir les terrains.


Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Explotación de lignito, grafito y carbón
  • Explotación minera (peligros y seguridad)
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