On Monday, August 15 in Moranbah BBUGS held another successful meeting and mine tour with 36 attendees. Special guests Chris Mark, MSHA, Keith Heasley, WVU and Tony Iannachionne, U Pitt. The Carborough Downs tour was fantastic and well organised with lots of structure to be seen. Papers will soon be on the web site.
"Significant Recent Ground Failures in US Underground Coal Mines.” Chris Mark, MSHA
"A back analysis of the Brody Mine" where a recent double fatality bump occurred. Keith Heasley WVU.
"The Stability Mapping software (including the new CMRR and ARBS additions) for developing a stability/hazard map using available geologic data and LaModel stress analysis", Keith Heasley, WVU
"110 Years of US Experience with Coal Bursts and an Assessment of Future Risk” – Tony Iannacchione, U Pitt