continuous miner


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continuous miner

[kən¦tin·yə·wəs ′mīn·ər]
(mining engineering)
Machine designed to remove coal or other soft minerals from the face and to load it into cars or conveyors continuously, without the use of cutting machines, drills, or explosives.
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Tenders are invited for Providing assistance to continuous miner crew during its shifting from one face to another face in depillaring panel kcms-3a in seam c at kapildhara ug mine of hasdeo area
Students also observed a continuous miner, which is a machine that cuts and loads coal in one continuous operation, scrape the floor of the mine.
added to the two continuous miner sections during the quarter which will
He was overseeing a continuous miner, or CM, the tunnel-digging piece of heavy equipment that mainly carves out passageways but also harvests coal.
MSHA recommends best practices including: Install and maintain electronic proximity detection devices (see the proximity detection single source page on the MSHA website); slay out of the red zone when the continuous miner is operating; always walk behind mobile equipment.
The coal and silica dust is especially an issue for underground coal operations, long wall face workers, continuous miner operators and roof bolter operators.
In contrast, the ABM20 continuous miner has been a very reliable and productive machine achieving development rates well beyond the other machines.
While we now have to deal with the short-term impact of the additional capex we have committed to, it has been pleasing to see the results of introducing the new continuous miner and, with hydro mining imminent, we are moving into a phase where our future production rates will be able to be forecast with more confidence.
Estonia's oil-shale industry is at the beginning of introducing modern mechanized continuous miner systems, which will increase productivity and safety in underground mines.
Tenders are invited for Transportation Installation And Commissioning Of Main Belt 1000Mm With Belt And Drive Head Accessories At 27W In T8 Panel Of Seamvii For Deployment Of Continuous Miner At Khairaha Ug Mine Of Sohagpur Area
With the slower pit-bottom excavation work being completed in June 2010, one of those machines, the roadheader, was deployed in the west to join a continuous miner.

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