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Record 1 2012-10-03

English

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

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

OBS

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 ...

French

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

Pilier de charbon laissé pour soutenir les terrains.

Spanish

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