How to improve supply chain productivity for Miners: Part Two
Mining in the 21st Century - Quo Vadis
19th World Mining Congress 2003
First Keynote Address on Sustainable Development and Coal Mining. Important.
UNIONISM AND PRODUCTIVITY IN WEST VIRGINIA COAL MINING: A LONGER VIEW
William M. Boal* July 2014
Coal was a vital industry, employing 860,000 workers in the U.S. at its peak in 1923, and the United Mine Workers of America was a huge union, counting 422,000 dues-paying members in the U.S. at its peak in 1921.
The paper examines the effect of unionism on productivity in coal mines of west virginia. It did not give any numerical estimates of productivity per employee in any year of the study.
aeaweb.org 2015 annual meeting paper. It can be downloaded from aeaweb.org
Desk Reference: Rock Mechanics, Drilling & Blasting
Agne Rustan, Claude Cunningham, William Fourney, Alex Spathis, K.R.Y. Simha
CRC Press, Nov 10, 2010 - 466 pages
K.S. Prakasha Rao, Modelling and simulation of coal extraction and transportation system, Industrial Engineering Journal, July 1996, Vol 25, No 7, pp 13-20 (along with P. Subramaniam)
Great Britain - 1987
Saleable coal per man shift (OMS - output per shift) in coal mines during September 1983 was 2.44 tonnes. Two years later, it increased to 2.71 tonnes. During 1986/7, it averaged 3.29 tonnes. In March 1987, it increased to record level of 3.76 tonnes. It is a striking rise in productivity in three and half years as compared to long term trend.
Efficiency and Capacity of Boilers
Chapter of Steam: Its Generation and Use
Productivity Change in the Coal Industry and the New Industrial Relations
Ray Richardson and Stephen Wood
British Journal of Industrial Relations
Volume 27, Issue 1, pages 33–55, March 1989
Mine Management - The Book has focus on productivity
by Douglas Sloan
Coal Mining Process and Methods
Modern American Coal Mining: Methods and Applications
Bise, Christopher J.
SME, Oct 18, 2013 - 576 pages
Modern American Coal Mining: Methods and Applications covers a full range of coal mining and coal industry topics, with chapters written by leading coal mining industry professionals and academicians. Highlights from the book include coal resources and distribution, mine design, advances in strata control and power systems, improvements in surface mining, ventilation to reduce fires and explosions, drilling and blasting, staffing requirement ratios, management and preplanning, and coal preparation and reclamation.
The text is enhanced with 11 case studies that are representative of underground and surface mines in the United States. Narrative descriptions and appropriate mine plans are presented, with attention given to unique features and situations that are addressed through mine design and construction. A useful glossary is included, as are many examples, figures, equations and tables, to make the text even more useful.
Design of Underground Hard-Coal Mines
Elsevier, Dec 2, 2012 - 246 pages
The escalating worldwide demand for energy has had the effect, among other things, of promoting the development of coal mining. In some countries specialist design offices were set up and students trained as specialists in mine design and construction. Poland, a country having mining traditions stretching over many centuries, is a good example, and has gained a place in the forefront, not only as a coal producer and exporter, but also as an originator and exporter of technical mining know-how. The author of this book has himself had 25 years of practical experience in mine design, in the supervision of mining investment implementation both at home and abroad, and also in directing the activities of the Chief Mine Design and Studies Office in Poland, plus more than 20 years' teaching experience in the training of mining engineers, in particular as head of the Mine Design Department of the Mining Faculty at the Silesian Polytechnic University in Gliwice. This vast wealth of experience has prompted him to write the present book which discusses the basic problems met with in the design of underground hard-coal mines.
The author's primary aim has been to deal with all those questions in mine design which have not yet been answered in mining textbooks and which, from his own personal experience, he considers to be of importance. Accordingly, he presents the general principles governing the design of new mines and the reconstruction of working mines, the development of mining regions, the design of coal-preparation plant, and energy economy in mines. Making use of the broad experience gained by the Polish mining industry in the implementation of mining investment projects, he has quoted several examples of technical and organizational solutions which effectively shorten the mine construction cycle.
The book is addressed chiefly to investors and engineers engaged in preparing plans for the development of mining regions, for the construction of new mines, and the reconstruction of existing mines and preparation plants, as well as to students in mining departments of technical schools and universities. The information offered here is of great practical value and may well stimulate the development of new ideas for design and implementation concepts.
Measuring Coal Supply in a Power Plant - Issues
International Coal Preparation Congress 2010 Conference Proceedings
Rick Q. Honaker
SME, 2010 - 978 pages
This 992-page book is a compilation of 118 state-of-the-art technical papers presented at the industry's most prestigious gathering. A CD containing the full text is included. Read what coal preparation experts from 20 countries have to share on a variety of current issues, including: • Water-based coal processing facilities and a review of plant designs and operations used throughout the world.• Breakthroughs in dense medium separations, water-based separation processes, froth flotation, and de-watering.• New wear-resistant materials proven to help plant operators reduce maintenance costs, elevate plant availability, and maintain a high level of process efficiency.• Groundbreaking methodologies that maximize the amount of coal recovered while meeting the required product specifications.• The processing and potential uses of waste.• Innovative online monitoring and control methods and the latest on the application of modeling and simulation.• Advancements in technologies that can upgrade coal without the use of water, including density-based, thermal, and optical dry cleaning.• And much, much more.
Coal: Research and Development to Support National Energy Policy
Chapter 4 Coal Mining and Processing
National Academies Press Book
Manual of pillar extraction
India - Coal Mining Technologies
Coal Mining technologies - Tribal Energy and Environment Information
Industrial Engineering Methods in Coal Mining
Product Design Efficiency
Application of Value Engineering in Optimizating Mine Production System Capacity
Dai, Shao-jun; Hao, Chuan-bo
2nd International Conference on Value Engineering and Value Management, 2009/10/16-2009/10/17, pp93-99, 2009.
In the process of checking production capacity, coal mine has surplus production capacity in some parts of production systems or processes, and it causing unnecessary resource wastes; therefore it is essential to optimize production capacity of coal mine production system which having much more resources wastes. In order to solve the problem, the paper propose that it used value engineering method to estimate the cost, function and value of optimize scheme of coal mine production system capacity, established model of choosing experts and optimizing model of coal mine production system capacity, then took and analyzed an example. The result shows that value engineering method is suitable for optimizing coal mine system capacity and it can guide coal mine practical...
International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, Volume 4, Issue 10, October 2014 1
Optimum Utilisation of Continuous Miner for Improving Production in Underground Coal Mines
Vijaya Raghavan*, Dr Syed Ariff**, Paul Prasanna Kumar***
*Department of Mining Engineering, Dr.Thimmaiah Institute of Technology, Oorgaum, Kolar Gold Fields-563120
**Assistant Professor, Professor, Senior Lecturer.
***Department of Mining Engineering, Dr.T.Thimmaiah Institute of Technology, Oorgaum, Kolar Gold Fields-563120
raghavan_pp at rediffmail.com - Vijaya Raghavan
Analysing the Benefits of Value Stream
Mapping in Mining Industry
N. Pavan Kumar
Team Lead, Cyient Ltd., Plot No.11, Software Units Layout, Infocity, Madhapur, Hyderabad, Telangana, India.
PRODUCTIVITY IMPROVEMENT IN UNDERGROUND COAL MINES – A CASE STUDY
Devi Prasad Mishra1*
, Mamtesh Sugla2
, Prasun Singha3
1 Department of Mining Engineering, Indian School of Mines (Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India)
2 JPMorgan India Pvt Ltd, Mafatlal Centre, Nariman Point (Mumbai, Maharashtra, India)
3 Marandoo Mine, Rio Tinto Iron Ore (Pilbara Region, Western Australia, Australia)
* Corresponding author: devi_agl @ yahoo.com, tel.: +91 9430191673, fax: +91 326 2296628/2296563
Journal of Sustainable Mining
J. Sust. Min. Vol. 12 (2013), No. 3, pp. 48–53
Industrial Engineering Optimization
Optimizing through value driver modelling - PWC
OPTIMIZATION OF BLASTING PARAMETERS
IN OPENCAST MINES
A THESIS SUBMITTED IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DEGREE OF
BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY IN MINING ENGINEERING
MANMIT ROUT & CHINMAY KUMAR PARIDA
DEPARTMENT OF MINING ENGINEERING, NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
LI, Z. and TOPUZ. E. Optimizing design capacity and field dimensions of underground coal mines. APCOM 87. Proceedings of the Twentieth International Symposium on the Application of Computer and Mathematics in the Mineral Industries. Volume I: Mining. Johannesburg. SAl MM. 1987. pp. 115 - 122.
Industrial Engineering Statistics
Risk Management in Mines - The Six Sigma Way
S. K. Sinha
Indian Institute of Coal Management, India
Industrial Engineering Economics
American Journal of Industrial and Business Management, 2014, 4, 31-39
Published Online January 2014 (http://www.scirp.org/journal/ajibm)
Introduction of Innovative Equipment in Mining: Impact
Bryan Boudreau-Trudel1, , Kazimierz Zaras2, , Sylvie Nadeau1, , Isabelle Deschamps3
November–December, 1989, Volume 25, Issue 6, pp 577-582
Effect of the efficiency of capital expenditures on the optimal design output of a mine
A. A. Ordin
Human Effort Engineering
Mining Publication: Ergonomics and Mining: Charting a Path to a Safer Workplace
Original creation date: September 2006
Image of publication Ergonomics and Mining: Charting a Path to a Safer Workplace
Ergonomics processes described in the literature have been associated mostly with manufacturing, financial, electronics, and office settings where working conditions tend to be rather constant and repetitive. The information presented in this document demonstrates, however, that an ergonomics process can also be implemented in a setting such as mining where working conditions frequently change and workers are periodically exposed to extreme weather conditions. This document describes how Bridger Coal Company implemented an ergonomics process at its Jim Bridger Mine from 2001 through 2004. The process developed by the Ergonomics Committee, the promotion of the process to management and employees, and the impacts of the process on working conditions at the mine are reviewed. Barriers overcome and lessons learned are also described. Quotes from Bridger Coal Company employees are included in the document to add a personal perspective. Other industries with working conditions similar to mining, such as construction and agriculture, may find this information useful.
Authors: J Torma-Krajewski, LJ Steiner, P Lewis, P Gust, K Johnson
Work Measurement, Cost Measurement, and Productivity Measurement
Time Studies in Underground Coal Mining by Ludwig W. Koch
University of Utah - MS Thesis in Department of Mining and Geological Engineering
Management of IE Studies, Projects
Productivity in the Mining Industry: Measurement and Interpretation
Productivity Commission Staff Working Paper
India - Cola Mining Companies
The Singareni Collieries Company Ltd. is a Government owned public sector company with around 69000 employees.It is the second largest coal producing company in India.It is situated in the state of Andhra Pradesh,India. Presently, company operates 36 underground coal mines and 14 opencast mines.
The Superintending Engineer, Industrial Engineering
Dept,.O/o. The Singareni Collieries Ltd., GM's Office,
Mandamarri, Dist., Adilabad Dist.-504 231., AP
Mining - Productivity, Industrial Engineering and Lean Production
Updated 20 June, 12 June, 21 April 2015
First published on 28 March 2015