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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This additional Joy 14CM15 model continuous miner that was acquired will be the third operating miner at Mine No.
These transition to rectangular spaces with smoother walls as the mine switched to continuous miners of various types in the ensuing years.
* To increase productivity by 50 to 200% -- a production target of 200,000 t/month per continuous miner
Unlike a continuous miner, which has a cutting width of about 10 feet, the longwall machine is guided across a seam several hundred feet wide.
The 100 tonne ABM20 continuous miner cuts the full roadway width in a single pass, whereas existing machines require two passes to complete the 5.5 metre wide roadway.
Caption: As the name implies, the Shutdown Zone shuts down the continuous miner when people get too close.
The mine runs a single longwall panel as well as continuous miner sections; it produced 2.8 million tons of high quality, low-vol met product last year.
The first, a new continuous miner, is stronger, faster and smarter, Joy reports, featuring increased machine mass and power.
Face-ventilation measurements were recorded at the continuous miner and the roof bolter.
A major continuous miner operation in southwest Illinois in the US, Peabody Coal's Marissa coal mine, has been employing Joy Mining Machinery's Flexible Conveyor Train (FCT) with great success.
1 longwall and continuous miner operation; and Macoupin Energy's Shay No.
Tenders are invited for Providing and laying of 100 mm dia g.i pipeline for supplying of clean water to continuous miner at cro under churi project.

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