hydraulic mining of coal
hydraulic mining of coal
Coal mining - Wikipedia
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Coal mining has had many developments over the recent years, from the early days of men tunnelling, digging and manually extracting the coal on carts, to large open cut and long wall min Mining at this scale requires the use of draglines, trucks, conveyors, hydraulic jacks and shearers...

Hydraulic mining | Britannica
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Although hydraulic mining is sometimes used to mine coal underground, its primary application is on the surface, where it is a practical way to mine relatively fine-grained, unconsolidated material from placers, tailings, alluvium, and lateritic deposits...

Hydraulic coal mining developments in New Zealand
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This conference paper was originally published as Duncan, GJ, Hydraulic coal developments in New Zealand, in Aziz, N (ed), Coal 1998: Coal Operators' Conference, University of Wollongong & the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, 1998, 333-342...

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A hydraulic mining pioneer Tom Moynihan Mining using water (called hydraulic or hydro mining) was common in the West Coast goldfields, but was applied only slowly to the mining of coal There are major advantages in coal mining, as water minimises dust as well as the risk of explosion and fire...

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Nov 09, 2014· Interesting paper!! I've seen the open goldfields in northern California, just up the road from where I used to live, that were hydraulic worked with monitors, a bloody mess as well, it was made illegal Up until that NZ accident, I'd never heard of hydraulic mining in coal...

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In evaluating the quality of coal, Storm King Mines carried out two years of exploration drilling This drilling has established in-place reserves in excess of 500 million tonnes in seams greater than 1 meter thick, having an energy content in excess of 284 x 10 7 J/kgk During the Fall of 1981, SKM conducted its first hydraulic mining tests...

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The development of hydraulic mining in the United States has had an uneven record of progress The shifting of coal extraction from one government agency to another has not provided an environment for a focused national research program This paper presents an update on hydraulic mining research in the United Stat...