Month: June 2019

Using Contractors to Move Longwalls

David Marcum, manager longwall operations, GMS Mine Repair & Maintenance Longwall mining is the most-productive underground coal mining method, but can prove costly if operations are disrupted. Equipment installation, coal...

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The Autonomous Shuttle Car

S. Schafrik, V. Androulakis, J. Sottile, and Z. Agioutantis, University of Kentucky Repetitive tasks, such as moving a vehicle from one point to another, can be moved from human control to robot or autonomous control. When it...

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