The Development and Construction of Longwall Roadways

IT is essential to the success of any mining operation that the roadways through which the material wrought and other materials and supplies are to be transported should be kept in such condition that this transportation cart be effected rapidly and without difficulty. The longer the roadway and the greater the tonnage to be taken over it, the more necessary it becomes that the construction and maintenance of the road be such that traffic delays can be reduced to a minimum.
Keywords: Arches, Coal, Construction, Dominion Coal Company, longwall, rib, rime, strata, Packing, Roadways, Settlement, Support, Supports, Waste, Wastes
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