March 2000
Volume 52    Issue 3

Mine seismicity and the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

Mining Engineering , 2000, Vol. 52, No. 3, pp. 5-10

Many mining operations generate seismic signals. They come from blasting and from underground mine failures such as rockbursts, longwall first caves, coal bumps and pillar collapses. Traditionally, seismic motions have been of concern on a local scale because they could create damage to structures at the mine site or at neighboring locations.

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