ME home
 
  SME FaceBook SME Twitter SME LinkedIn RSS Feed

Subscriber or
SME Member Log On

WEB-ONLY CONTENT

Go to SME eNEWS

MINING INDUSTRY EVENTS

George Fox Conference  - Conference
Jan 24, 2018
2018 SME Annual Conference & Expo  - Conference
Feb 25, 2018 - Feb 28, 2018
Mongolia Mining 2018  - Conference
Apr 4, 2018 - Apr 6, 2018
USA Pavilion at Expomin 2018  - Exhibit
Apr 23, 2018 - Apr 27, 2018

METAL PRICES


Au
Ag
Pt
Pd
Ni
Cu
Al
Pb

AGGREGATES
AND MINERALS
MARKETPLACE


http://aggregatesmineralsmarketplace.com
The Mining Engineering, SME and NSSGA
Online Buyers Directory Site
The Online Global Mining and Minerals Library Site
March 2015
Volume 67    Issue 3

Field tests of second generation proximity detection systems on continuous miners

Mining Engineering, 2015, Vol. 67, No. 3, pp. 20-20
Carr, Jacob L.; Jobes, Christopher C.; Lutz, Timothy J.; Yonkey, Jeffrey A.


PREVIEW:

Since 1984, there have been 39 fatalities involving striking and pinning of the operator and other workers by the continuous mining machine (CMM). In January 2015, the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) finalized a regulation to require proximity detection systems on all continuous mining machines except full-face machines (MSHA, 2015). Proximity detection systems are designed to stop machine motion to protect miners from striking/pinning hazards. Several MSHA-approved proximity detection systems are commercially available.



Please login to access this article.

OR

If you are not an SME member, you can join SME by clicking the button below.