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Factors responsible for variation in productivity of Illinois coal mines

Ramesh Malhotra

Factors responsible for variation in productivity of Illinois coal mines

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Published by Illinois State Geological Survey in Urbana .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coal mines and mining

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRamesh Malhotra
    SeriesIllinois minerals note -- 60
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTN805.I3 M36 1975
    The Physical Object
    Pagination18 p. :
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25521312M
    OCLC/WorldCa1726810

    The Illinois Basin is a major bituminous coal producing area consisting of the coal fields of Illinois, Indiana and Western Kentucky. Illinois Basin coal deposits are characterized by high BTU, mid-range sulphur, moderate ash and low moisture content. the coal being surface mined by strip mining or by the underground technique of longwall mining. The coal is transported via rail, truck, or a combination of rail and barge by one of four cases tested: average user by land, average user by river, farthest user, and mine mouth. As expected, because coal combustion results in the production of CO File Size: 1MB.   The Energy Collective reported that coal mining productivity in the United States increased 26% over the past five years, reaching tons per miner hour in .


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Factors responsible for variation in productivity of Illinois coal mines by Ramesh Malhotra Download PDF EPUB FB2

INTRODUCTION Productivity varies widely among coal mining operations in Illinois. In productivity of underground mines ranged from 9 to 30 tons per man- day. The spread was even greater for strip mining operations, productivity of which ranged from 13 to 84 tons per man-day.

Factors responsible for variation in productivity of Illinois coal mines. Urbana: Illinois State Geological Survey, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ramesh Malhotra.

IMN 60 Factors Responsible for Variation in Productivity of Illinois Coal Mines. 18p. IMN 63 Place for Coal in the Total Energy Needs of the United States. Advances in Productive, Safe, and Responsible Coal Mining covers the latest advancements in coal mining technology and practices.

It gives a comprehensive introduction to the latest research and technology developments, addressing problems and issues currently being faced, and is a valuable resource of complied technical information on the. Profitable Coal Mining Means Being Productive, Safe, and Environmentally Responsible 2.

Safety and Productivity in Coal Mining – How to Make Both the Top Priority 3. Harm Coal Mining 4. Productive, Safe, and Responsible Operations Are Not Possible Without Visible Safety Leadership 5.

Optimization of Coal Recovery and Production Rate as a Function of Panel Dimensions 6. Mine Ventilation Networks Optimized for Safety and Productivity 7. From correlations made of various factors responsible for the wide range of productivity in Illinois coal mines, several conclusions regarding mine productivity can be drawn: The ratio of.

Labor productivity in the mining industry has been declining rapidly around the world. In the US coal sector, for example, labor productivity declined by an average of % from to If we remove the Illinois Basin, the only area to see productivity improvements during File Size: KB.

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The state’s active surface mine, underground mine and carbon recovery operators are responsible to obtain a permit to mine coal. Three major components of a permit application must be submitted to the Department: (1) The pre-mining inventory; (2) the mine operation plan; and (3) the mine reclamation File Size: KB.

Illinois,billiontons(89%)areclassifiedasdeep-minable. About44 billion tons(27%)ofthesehavethicknessand depth similar to coals currentlybeing mined inIllinois, and.

Illinois coal is significantly cheaper to mine, per amount of energy content, compared to coal from West Virginia and the Powder River Basin in Wyoming, which were responsible for.

Advances in Productive, Safe, and Responsible Coal Mining covers the latest advancements in coal mining technology and practices. It gives a comprehensive introduction to the latest research and technology developments, addressing problems and issues currently being faced, and is a valuable resource of complied technical information on the latest coal mining safety and health research.

Coal Mines Quadrangle Maps and Directories These selected minute quadrangle maps show active and abandoned mines and their known extent on a topographic map base which includes township, range, and section lines and surface features such as roads, towns, lakes, and rivers.

+ No. 14 Mine ~ Majestic Coal Mine Perry County, IL. Reents Coal Mine Kramm's Station, Rosefield Township, Peoria County Including photos of mules and store - early s Rescue Operations at Royalton Franklin County, Illinois Big Muddy & Carterville Mining Company / Franklin Coal & Coke Company Saline County, Illinois Coal Mines.

This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. FACTORS AFFECTING COAL PRODUCTION AND USE Chapter I I shows a range of projectionsfor coal use. Actual growth will depend on the decisions of users and producers. The major factors affecting these decisions are the cost, convenience, and availability of coaI relative to competing fuels.

the friability of illinois coals by cloyde m. smith illinois coal mining investigations coirerative abgrement (this report was prepared under a cooperative agreement between the engineering experiment station of the university of illinois and the illinois state geological survey) bulletin no.

Directory of Coal Mines Mine Name Mine Office Address City and State American Coal Co. Galatia Mine P.O. Box Harrisburg, IL Arch Coal, Viper Mine Lester Road Williamsville, IL Eagle River, LLC 29 West Raymond St.

Harrisburg, IL Knight Hawk Coal, LLC Blackhawk Cutler-Trico Rd Percy, IL File Size: KB. An OOPArt in Illinois Coal. On Jan Illinois newspaper reported the unusual discovery of a modern artifact found embedded in a lump of coal that had originated from a South Illinois mine, which the Illinois State Geological Survey said had formed between and million years ago, at some time during the Carboniferous : J.P.

Robinson. The factors affecting coal mine productivity and the ways in which productivity can be assessed are discussed. Authors: Douglas, W.J. Publication Date: Tue Nov 01 EST OSTI Identifier: Alternate Identifier(s): OSTI ID: Resource Type: Journal Article.

Joseph DuCarme, in Advances in Productive, Safe, and Responsible Coal Mining, Introduction. Accidents involving underground mobile mining equipment striking a worker or colliding with another piece of equipment can often be attributed to the operator's lack of visibility around the equipment, or, in the case of remote-controlled equipment, the operator positioning himself or herself.

Coal mining in the U.S. is an industry that dates back to the late s when men technology and safety innovations in today''s mining operations Thanks to mining equipment manufacturer Joy Global, Penn State mining Factors responsible for variation in productivity of Illinois coal mines.

production of coal from Federal leases; and factors affecting the choice of these un-derground coal mining technologies in the West, including:1) capital require- ments, 2) resource recovery, 3) labor, 4) production and productivity, 5) envi-ronmental impacts, and 6) health and safety.

A number of technological innovations. RESOURCE ASSESSMENT AND PRODUCTION TESTING FOR COALBED METHANE IN ILLINOIS. David G. Morse and Ilham Demir. Illinois State Geological Survey. Champaign, Illinois. DCEO Grant: # COAL. Final Report submitted to. Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.

ISGS Open File Report # Coal Mining in India. Coal mining industry in India is growing at a rapid state in order to keep up with the energy needs of the country. The annual coal production was million tons (Mt) in The surface mining operations account for approximately 85% share of the total coal production.

The Kortkamp tipple, or mine No. 11 of Peabody Coal Company, outside of Hillsboro, stands in Illinois' most interesting coal territory. A little to the southwest is the district where the co-operative mines of the state, mostly small mines, have wrought so much havoc in times past in the Illinois coal market.

The coal mine database used in EDGAR v covers coal mines and 36% of China’s coal production in but is strongly biased toward Shanxi province.

It excessively includes coal mines in Shanxi (>3 times the number of Shanxi coal mines in the SACMS database), while it represents only 10% of coal mines and 24% of coal production Cited by: 2. Coal (and lignite) Production Statistics (source: EIA and MSHA) • 33% of all Coal Production in the U.S.

is from Underground Mines • 63% of all Coal Produced East of the Mississippi is from Underground Mines – In all states east of the Mississippi, except Indiana and Tennessee, the majority of coal production comes from.

The coal mining "boom" in the northern fields of Illinois really dates from Around the town of Braidwood, a farmer struck coal while drilling a well for water.

For the next 50 years, thousands of people came into Will, Grundy, and Kankakee Counties to seek their livelihood in the coal mines. DIRECTORY OF COAL MINES IN ILLINOIS TAZEWELL COUNTY September Illinois State Geological Survey Natural Resources Building E.

Peabody Drive Champaign, Illinois Phone / Fax /File Size: KB. Title: Economic redevelopment in the bituminous coal industry. Abstract. This study contains an analysis of productivity in underground mines, including Christenson's ''Theory of Discriminating Selection,'' that is, a relationship between seam thickness, daily output scale, and type of company.

An overview of of factors affecting coal quality and use in the United States. Coal is abundant in the U.S., is relatively inexpensive, and is an excellent source of energy and byproduct raw materials.

Because of these factors, domestic coal is the primary source of fuel for electric power plants in the U.S., and will continue to be well. Process Stage 1—exploration and development.

Planning for the development of room and pillar mines operates in much the same way as other mining methods, and begins with establishing ownership of the mine. Following this, the geology of the mine must be analysed, as this will determine factors like the lifespan of the mine, the production requirements, and the cost to develop and maintain.

Coal Report, Volume 35 [Illinois. Dept. of Mines and Minerals, Illinois. Free Employment Offices, Illinois. Miners' Examining] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Coal Report, Format: Paperback. Coal Report, Volume 36 [Illinois. Dept. of Mines and Minerals, Illinois. Free Employment Offices, Illinois.

Miners' Examining] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have. The United Mine Workers of America (UMW or UMWA) is a North American labor union best known for representing coal miners.

Today, the Union also represents health care workers, truck drivers, manufacturing workers and public employees in the United States and Canada.

Although its main focus has always been on workers and their rights, the UMW of today also advocates for better roads, Country: United States, Canada. As the chart above shows, coal mine productivity, measured in tons of output per labor hour, has fallen since in Appalachia—especially in Central Appalachia.

And as mining. Through aboutU.S. coal mines were concentrated east of the Mississippi River, primarily in Appalachia. After that, increases in U.S. coal production came predominantly from the Powder River Basin in Wyoming and Montana, which evolved into the largest coal-producing region in the country (Houser et al.

Illinois. The coal-producing counties are shaded blue, with the darkness of the shading representing the relative production of coal by county for Darker counties produced more coal than the lighter counties. SUGGESTED REFERENCE McIlmoil, Rory, Amanda Kass and Meghan Betcher. The Impact of Coal on the Illinois State Budget.

This page was last edited on 27 Octoberat Content is available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike. SourceWatch is a project of the Center for Media and Democracy (CMD). Illinois coal consumption by utilities could decline by 23 million by the year This represents nearly half of Illinois coal consumed by utilities and more than one-third of statewide coal production.

Such a dramatic decline in coal production is certain to have profound effects on the local coal mining .Soon thereafter, coal mining started in Ohio, Illinois, and other states. From this modest beginning, U.S.

coal mining grew enormously to 26 states and nearly a billion tons of production per year by (see Figure E-1). Anthracite coal production reached its highest level (more than million tons) in States has revolutionized and streamlined the process of mining underground coal by vastly improving mine productivity and miner safety.

When the USBM study was conducted inlongwall mining accounted for about 18% of the underground production; byhowever, longwall production doubled to about 37%. These more efficient longwall mines File Size: KB.