Roof Support – Not Just A Consumable

By Dmitry Przhedetsky One of the oldest problems faced by underground mining is roof support. Ever since the first tunnel was dug out miners have been inventing reliable and affordable ways to ensure the stability of the underground workings. Many methods have been tried and used, but sadly every so often we hear about rock failures and serious accidents in underground mines....more at The Australian Journal of Mining

This is a syndicated post. Read the original here.