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The strength of pillars are highly dependent on the geological conditions of the mine and there is no universal pillar design method. The following pictures show the potential failure modes that need to be considered for pillar design which are spalling (hourglassing), shear fracturing (geology and stress), bulking/bulging (geology) and ...

  • Pillar design QueensMineDesignWiki

    Pillar design QueensMineDesignWiki

    The strength of pillars are highly dependent on the geological conditions of the mine and there is no universal pillar design method. The following pictures show the potential failure modes that need to be considered for pillar design which are spalling (hourglassing), shear fracturing (geology and stress), bulking/bulging (geology) and ...

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  • Bord amp Pillar Mining Science and Technology

    Bord amp Pillar Mining Science and Technology

    As bord and pillar workings are developed roof support becomes a major consideration and operating cost item. Support requirements vary considerably and are dependent on the physical conditions in the seam, which are often depth dependent, and the length of

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  • Coal pillar design procedures ResearchSpace

    Coal pillar design procedures ResearchSpace

    2 Executive Summary Examination of collapsed pillar cases outside of the empirical limits of Salamon and Munros in situ database has highlighted the need for additional parameters to be considered in the design of coal pillars. These include the influence of discontinuities, surrounding strata characteristics

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  • Bordandpillar mining explained Illawarra Mercury

    Bordandpillar mining explained Illawarra Mercury

    May 31, 2017 Bord-and-pillar mining is used in first workings of a deposit, and when irregularly shaped deposits, or sensitive environmental conditions, call for a lighter touch. This method is used at ...

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  • coal pillar layout

    coal pillar layout

    Coal Pillar Layout. design of rhombus coal pillars and support for roadway ,coal seams that dip more than 15 are classified as steeply inclined in indian mining context. mining of steeply inclined seams poses variety of .deep coal longwall panel design for strong strata,coal panel. this method, called alps, considers a long- wall panel across its width in vertical cross-section. analysis of ...

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  • Bord amp Pillar Pet Resort

    Bord amp Pillar Pet Resort

    Daycare Coal Mine Camp ... She has recently retired from the building industry and is focusing all of her efforts on Bord and Pillar Pet Resort and Spa. In her 20s she had a career working with Hunter/Jumpers on the A Show Circuit both in Washington and California. She trained, showed and professionally groomed horses for the show circuit.

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  • Bordandpillar mining in inclined orebodies

    Bordandpillar mining in inclined orebodies

    Bord-and-pillar mining was then compared to conven-tional mining according to the following financial analysis, dilution and flexibility. Conclusions could now be drawn to the appropriateness of bord-and-pillar mining in Vlakpoort and Moddergat. Results Geology of Vlakpoort and Moddergat The UG2 Chromitite Layer sub-outcrop strikes approximately

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  • University of Wollongong Research Online

    University of Wollongong Research Online

    Figure 5 - First and second-workings pillar and bord dimensions used at Tasman Mine during introduction of the Duncan method . Load-bearing remnant coal pillars and inter-panel barrier pillars are designed using the UNSW Pillar Design Procedure (Galvin, et al., 1998). Pillars are designed subject to full tributary area load. The

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  • Can bord and pillar fly in Australia

    Can bord and pillar fly in Australia

    Oct 13, 2006 THE bord and pillar method is widely used for coal production in South Africa and has developed in efficiency and productivity in recent years. Mining Consultancy Services managing director of Australia Chris Wilkinson says a review of underground mining practices could find bord and pillar conducive to Australian conditions.

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  • Determining the minimum thickness of a crown pillar and

    Determining the minimum thickness of a crown pillar and

    Jun 29, 2021 The Sanshandao Gold Mine is located on a seabed, and the crown pillar is the main barrier to isolating seawater and preventing it from entering the mine. The thickness of the crown pillar and the size of the point pillars have a substantial impact on the reduction of resource waste and the economic development of the mine. Therefore, it is very important to determine a reasonable crown pillar ...

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  • Pillars BampPdocx Pillar Design 212 DESIGN OF BORD

    Pillars BampPdocx Pillar Design 212 DESIGN OF BORD

    View Pillars BampP.docx from MINING ENG SURFACE MI at Indian Institute of Technology, Dhanbad. Pillar Design 2.1.2 DESIGN OF BORD AND PILLAR LAYOUT Size of Panel The prime factors in

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  • Reasonable coal pillar design and remote control mining

    Reasonable coal pillar design and remote control mining

    Apr 03, 2019 1. Introduction. The slope angle, mining boundary, changes of the coal seam thickness, etc. are the main reasons that many coal resources remain under the end-walls in open-pit coal mines 13.Because of the undeveloped mining technology and low economic benefits, those resources were discarded or exploited using the room and pillar method with low recovery ratios.

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  • The design of stable pillars in the Bushveld

    The design of stable pillars in the Bushveld

    Appropriate pillar design is a fundamental ... pillar design, bord and pillar mining, stable pillars. * Department of Mining Engineering, University of ... Width-height ratios of pillars are always less than 3 for coal mine failures, usually much less than 1 in metal-

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  • University of Wollongong Research Online

    University of Wollongong Research Online

    Figure 5 - First and second-workings pillar and bord dimensions used at Tasman Mine during introduction of the Duncan method . Load-bearing remnant coal pillars and inter-panel barrier pillars are designed using the UNSW Pillar Design Procedure (Galvin, et al., 1998). Pillars are designed subject to full tributary area load. The

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  • Room and pillar mines Mining Techniques Underground

    Room and pillar mines Mining Techniques Underground

    Room and pillar. Room and pillar is also known as bord and pillar is a mining system in which the mined material is taken out across a horizontal plane while leaving pillars of unscathed material to support the overstrain leaving open regions or rooms underground.

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  • Room and Pillar Design and Construction for Underground

    Room and Pillar Design and Construction for Underground

    Oct 12, 2018 Ensuring the stability of the excavations and the safety of the personnel is of paramount importance to the development of the mining plan. The key to this is the dimensioning of the coal pillars that govern the overall mine stability performance (Hustrulid 1976).For almost a century now coal pillar design has attracted the interest of many researchers (Du et al. 2008) trying to capture the ...

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  • BORD AND PILLAR METHODpptx Under Ground Mining

    BORD AND PILLAR METHODpptx Under Ground Mining

    Room-and-pillar mining is the most common unsupported method, used primarily for flat-lying seams or bedded deposits like coal, trona , limestone , and salt. BORD AND PILLAR METHOD WORKING OF BORD amp PILLAR MINING

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  • Towards the failure probability of coal pillars A review

    Towards the failure probability of coal pillars A review

    The design of coal pillars in bord and pillar mines is based on the concept of a safety factor. It is assumed that each pillar has an individual strength and has to carry an indi-vidual load. The safety factor SF of a pillar given as the ratio of strength to load should

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  • Abel Underground Mine Major Projects

    Abel Underground Mine Major Projects

    surface. Mine planning and design has been able to incorporate several key features that permit coal to be extracted with minimal environmental impact. These features include the use of existing Donaldson and Bloomfield mine infrastructure and areas of disturbance to minimise surface impacts the use of flexible bord and pillar systems

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  • coal pillar layout

    coal pillar layout

    Coal Pillar Layout. design of rhombus coal pillars and support for roadway ,coal seams that dip more than 15 are classified as steeply inclined in indian mining context. mining of steeply inclined seams poses variety of .deep coal longwall panel design for strong strata,coal panel. this method, called alps, considers a long- wall panel across its width in vertical cross-section. analysis of ...

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  • University of Wollongong Research Online

    University of Wollongong Research Online

    Coal Pillar Design Criteria for Surface Protection. D Hill. 1 ABSTRACT. Large areas of ground are permanently supported on coal pillars, both in extensive old workings and current drivages in active mining operations. Continued growth of civil infrastructure is resulting in more surface development above old bord and pillar mines and an ...

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  • Bordandpillar Definition of Bordandpillar by Merriam

    Bordandpillar Definition of Bordandpillar by Merriam

    Bord-and-pillar definition is - of or relating to a system of coal mining in which tunnels are driven in a checkerboard pattern having massive square pillars between them

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  • Pillar Extraction using Continuous Miners underground COAL

    Pillar Extraction using Continuous Miners underground COAL

    PILLAR EXTRACTION USING CONTINUOUS MINERS. Overview. Now that longwall equipment has been developed to a stage where it is able to cope with most conditions satisfactorily, longwall mining is the most widely used method of secondary extraction. However, there are still mines and occasions where longwall mining is not suitable e.g.

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  • University of Wollongong Research Online

    University of Wollongong Research Online

    Coal Pillar Design Criteria for Surface Protection. D Hill. 1 ABSTRACT. Large areas of ground are permanently supported on coal pillars, both in extensive old workings and current drivages in active mining operations. Continued growth of civil infrastructure is resulting in more surface development above old bord and pillar mines and an ...

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  • Bord and Pillar Method of Working Coal Mining Coal

    Bord and Pillar Method of Working Coal Mining Coal

    The Bord and Pillar method is adopted for working. 1. A seam thicker than 1.5 m, 2. A seam free from stone or dirt bands. Stone or dirt bands, if present in a seam, can be easily disposed of for strip packing in longwall advancing method of. mining. 3.

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  • Design of Bord and Pillar method in coal mines

    Design of Bord and Pillar method in coal mines

    INTRODUCTION In India, about 98% of underground output of coal is obtained by Bord and Pillar method and barely about 2% by longwall methods. The other countries where Bord and Pillar method predominates are Australia, The USA and South Africa. The key to the successful Bord and Pillar mining is selecting the optimum pillar size.

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  • Design of coal mine roof support and yielding pillars for

    Design of coal mine roof support and yielding pillars for

    articleosti_5518512, title Design of coal mine roof support and yielding pillars for longwall mining in the Appalachian coalfield, author Newman, D A, abstractNote In this thesis, the existing Geomechanics Classification (Bieniawski, 1979) was modified for use in underground coal mines through the introduction of adjustment modifiers for strata weathering, horizontal stress, and ...

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  • The performance of coal pillars designed to the squat

    The performance of coal pillars designed to the squat

    The depth to the floor of the seam exceeds 500 m and the squat pillar design reduced the pillar width from 60 m, under the current design, to 28 m. BACKGROUND TO SQUAT PILLAR DESIGN. Research into the strength of rock has been examined for more than 150 years with coal, an important economic mineral, receiving particular attention.

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  • Extraction Technology and Pillar Design Analysis of End

    Extraction Technology and Pillar Design Analysis of End

    pillar design in end-wall mining system According to the theoretical and numerical simulation results, end-wall mining system can increase the coal recovery from residual coal resources around end-wall and reduce the effect of underground mining operation on slope stability. Keywords end-wall mining, pillar design, extraction, recovery ratio.

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  • Towards the failure probability of coal pillars A review

    Towards the failure probability of coal pillars A review

    The design of coal pillars in bord and pillar mines is based on the concept of a safety factor. It is assumed that each pillar has an individual strength and has to carry an indi-vidual load. The safety factor SF of a pillar given as the ratio of strength to load should

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  • EVALUATION OF PILLAR DESIGN SYSTEMS FOR LOW

    EVALUATION OF PILLAR DESIGN SYSTEMS FOR LOW

    Aug 10, 2015 ensure its safe and economic extraction. The success of a bord and pillar mining method in the exploitation of platinum heavily depends on a comprehensive and competent pillar design method. Pillars need to be large enough to contain load and to be small enough to avoid loss of resource. An optimum pillar design method achieves such a scenario.

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  • coal pillar layout

    coal pillar layout

    Coal Pillar Layout. design of rhombus coal pillars and support for roadway ,coal seams that dip more than 15 are classified as steeply inclined in indian mining context. mining of steeply inclined seams poses variety of .deep coal longwall panel design for strong strata,coal panel. this method, called alps, considers a long- wall panel across its width in vertical cross-section. analysis of ...

    read more
  • Bord amp Pillar Method Mining Coal

    Bord amp Pillar Method Mining Coal

    fBasic parameters of bord and pillar mining system 1. Gallery (bord) 2. Pillar. 3. Junction. Calculation of percentage of extraction during development If coal from the full seam thickness is extracted, the percentage of extraction during development is nearly 20% in deep mines and 35% in shallow mines. fApplicability of bord and pillar mining ...

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  • Pillars BampPdocx Pillar Design 212 DESIGN OF BORD

    Pillars BampPdocx Pillar Design 212 DESIGN OF BORD

    View Pillars BampP.docx from MINING ENG SURFACE MI at Indian Institute of Technology, Dhanbad. Pillar Design 2.1.2 DESIGN OF BORD AND PILLAR LAYOUT Size of Panel The prime factors in

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  • Bord and Pillar Coal Cutting Machine Mining

    Bord and Pillar Coal Cutting Machine Mining

    Jan 22, 2014 Coal cutting machine is used in bord and pillar mining method of underground coal mining to make Undercut, Overcut or Middlecut to provide free face for the blasting operation. The headings are Undercut, Overcut or Middle Cut by a coal cutting machine and shot holes are then drilled and charged with explosives and blasted.

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  • Design Optimization of Longwall Chain Pillars

    Design Optimization of Longwall Chain Pillars

    height of the coal pillar is 3.2 m (11 ft), the length of the coal pillar is 40 m (133 ft) and the width of the coal pillar varies from 20 m to 60 m (67 ft to 200 ft). In this procedure, the loading rate on the coal pillar increases according to increase of the width of the coal pillar up to the yield of the elements.

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