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Publications tagged with [roof screen]

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Each year more than 400 coal miners are injured (fatal and non-fatal) by rock falling from between or around roof supports. Many of these injuries could be prevented by the installation of roof screen (wire mesh). However, many coal mines may be reluctant ...
Reference: 2010 SME Annual Meeting and Exhibit, February 28 - March 3, Phoenix, Arizona
Various surface controls are used in mines to control the roof skin. One control that has proven to be very effective is roof screening. Roof screen effectively controls roof skin and provides a high roof surface coverage. Although many mines are reluctant ...
Reference: 2003 SME Annual Meeting, Feb 24-26, Cincinnati, Ohio