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CHAPTER 8: SUBSIDENCE PREDICTION METHODS

A computer program package for predicting surface subsidence induced by underground mining operations. The development of the prediction package is based on the influence function method that is widely adopted in the major mining countries including US coal mining industry. The findings from our researches in the last 15 years on mining

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Coal mine subsidence prediction using a boundary …

Coal mine subsidence prediction using a boundary-element program K.A. Heasley and T.M. Barton Abstract This paper presents several case studies in which a me­ chanics-based boundary-element program is used to back- the same mechanical basis. This laminated overburden model calculate the surface subsidence associated with various

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What is Mine Subsidence? - About Mine Subsidence ...

"Mine Subsidence" means lateral or vertical ground movement caused by a failure initiated at the mine level, of man made underground mines, including, but not limited to coal mines, clay mines, limestone mines, and fluorspar mines that directly damages residences or commercial buildings.

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Map Showing Underground Coal Mines in Warrick County, …

Map Showing Underground Coal Mines in Warrick County, Indiana 1 inch = 1 mile (1:63,360) 21 0 4 Kilometers.50 1 2 iles This map shows the locations of underground coal mines and mine entries in Warrick County, Indiana, which includes updated mine locations. Updated mine maps are collected annually from the Indiana Department

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Illinois Coal Mine Subsidence Law - DePaul University

ILLINOIS COAL MINE SUBSIDENCE LAW. Robert E. Beck* Sharon Sigwerth** In 1880, the Illinois Supreme Court established an absolute right to subjacent support in the surface owner. This Article explores the coal mine subsidence law that has since developed in Illinois. The authors review the principles of liability established by the case

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Coal Program | Oklahoma Department of Mines

However, OCC, ODM and OGS believe there is some potential geologic hazard for subsidence about abandoned underground coal mines in Tulsa County. The degree of potential geologic hazards depends on depth to the mine and occurrence of a rigid sandstone bed (layer) in the rock interval between the top of the mine and the surface.

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DNR: Reclamation: Subsidence Insurance

For more information about coal mine subsidence insurance, contact your insurance agent or the Indiana Subsidence Insurance Fund at the Indiana Department of Insurance. Consumer Services. Indiana Department of Insurance. 311 West Washington Street, Suite 300. Indianapolis, IN 46204-2787. 1-317 232-2385. 1-800-622-4461. (Toll-Free only in Indiana)

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Illinois State Geological Survey Illinois Coal Mines ...

The Coal Mines in Illinois Viewer illustrates a general depiction of underground mining in the state and will help determine the proximity of coal mines and underground industrial mines to your home or business. Please follow the instructions below for using the viewer and linking to additional map products that contain more information.

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Surface Subsidence Prediction Method for Coal Mines with ...

Based on the empirical subsidence coefficient of 0.65 of the Tingnan Coal Mine under sufficient surface mining, after the mining of working faces 204, 205, and 206, the maximum empirical subsidence value should have approached 4.55 m, but the measured maximum surface subsidence value was only 1.925 m, much smaller than 4.55 m, indicating that ...

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Effects of coal mine subsidence in the Sheridan, Wyoming, area

Analyses of the surface effects of past underground coal mining in the Sheridan, Wyoming, area suggest that underground mining of strippable coal deposits may damage the environment more over long periods of time than would modern surface mining, provided proper restoration procedures are followed after surface mining. Subsidence depressions and pits are a continuing hazard to the environment ...

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Mine subsidence | Subsidence Advisory NSW

Mine subsidence is the movement of the ground that can occur after underground coal mining. After coal is extracted from beneath the ground, the land above can sink and fill the hollow mine workings. This can cause tilts and strains on the ground surface. Subsidence caused by old inactive mines in New South Wales is generally localised and only ...

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Glossary of Mining Terms - Coal Education

A. Abutment - In coal mining, (1) the weight of the rocks above a narrow roadway is transferred to the solid coal along the sides, which act as abutments of the arch of strata spanning the roadway; and (2) the weight of the rocks over a longwall face is transferred to the front abutment, that is, the solid coal ahead of the face and the back abutment, that is, the settled packs behind the face.

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Coal Mine Subsidence: Several States May Not Meet Federal ...

Agency Affected Recommendation Status; Department of the Interior : 1. To ensure that states implement coal mine subsidence insurance programs that have a reasonable probability of achieving self-sustainability, the Secretary of the Interior should direct the Director, OSMRE, to follow the requirements of the OSMRE Financial Assistance Manual as it manages this grant program.

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DNR: Reclamation: Coal Mine Information System

The Coal Mine Information System (CMIS) is a repository for historical coal mining information in Indiana. It was developed through a cooperative agreement between the Indiana Geological Survey and the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of Reclamation. In addition to historical documents, prepared maps and reports, the CMIS has ...

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COAL MINE SUBSIDENCE IN SE WYOMING | David S Hallman | 8 ...

COAL MINE SUBSIDENCE IN SE WYOMING | Subsidence hazard assessment and mitigation beneath several communities related to abandoned underground room and pillar coal mines. Mining …

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Map Showing Surface Coal Mines in Vigo County, Indiana

coal mines in Vigo County, Indiana, which includes updated surface mine locations. Updated surface mine maps are collected annually from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of Reclamation. Other mined areas shown on this map were adapted from information compiled by the Indiana Geological Survey (IGS) in the mid-1980s and

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What Is Mine Subsidence Insurance? What Does It Cover ...

What is mine subsidence? Mine subsidence is generally defined as ground movement — lateral or vertical — caused from the sinking, shifting or collapsing of man-made underground mines. The types of mines that cause subsidence may include coal, clay, limestone or fluorspar.

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Planned Coal Mine Subsidence in Illinois

subsidence. The Illinois coal mining industry uses . high-extraction mining methods, such as longwall, in areas where it has the right to subside the ground surface. Planned subsidence using the longwall mining method enables Illinois coal mine operators to maximize mining

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Ohio Mines Locator - Ohio Department of Natural Resources

View locations and permit information on thousands of mapped surface and underground coal and minerals mines in Ohio. Information can be accessed by either entering a street address for the area of interest or by zooming in on the area and clicking on mining features. Mines of Ohio data is available for download, on a statewide basis.

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Mine Subsidence Insurance

Mine Subsidence Insurance. Pennsylvania has a long history of coal and clay mining. As a result of this underground mining, millions of structures in Pennsylvania are located over old, abandoned underground coal and clay mines. Mine Subsidence Insurance provides financial compensation for losses caused by the movement of the earth's surface ...

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Abandoned Mine Lands - Illinois.gov

What is mine subsidence? Any Illinois homeowners might be surprised to learn that Illinois is one of the largest coal-producing states in the nation. Over 800,000 acres across the state have been undermined for coal. The underground mining of coal and other minerals creates voids which are subject to collapse.

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Monongahela's forgotten Coal Mines

The Fort Pitt mine. Built and opened 100 years after Fort Pitt was built in Pittsburgh. from 1860 - 1863. Located on East Main Street and Cassidy ave. Opened by William Barr, J.D.Jhonston and Louis Moule. A block of four houses a road (Sarah Street) and a coal tipple which stood at the end of Sarah Street were built that year.

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Chapter 3 Coal in the Front Range Urban Corridor—An ...

and for coal-mine subsidence in abandoned mine areas. Coal-mine subsidence is a dynamic process that can occur many years after a mine has been abandoned. Progressive upward collapse of roof rock and overburden above an abandoned mine can cause the development of subsidence features at the .

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Insuring Your Property Against Underground Mine Collapse

Coal mine subsidence normally begins when a support pillar collapses or part of the mine roof gives way. The subsid-ence can occur immediately or many years after the mining has been completed, depending on the type of mining and the geological framework of the area in question. Other factors involved in the collapse or failure of a coal mine ...

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Areas at Risk of Mine Subsidence in Allegheny County

Pennsylvania, where underground coal mining occured. Mine subsidence is a movement of the ground surface as a result of the collapse or failure of underground mine workings. Damages to structures from mine subsidence may include cracking of foundation walls and floors, cracking of brick veneer, severe tilting, and in some

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What Is Mine Subsidence Coverage in Home Insurance?

Coal, clay, limestone, fluorspar, and any other mineral mines can be the source of subsidence. However, tracking these mines didn't happen throughout the history of mining. As a result, it is possible to see mine subsidence in areas far away from mining towns.

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Mine Subsidence, Loss & Coverage

Mine Subsidence, Loss & Coverage. Under the terms of the Mine Subsidence Insuring Agreement, mine subsidence refers to the movement of the ground surface as a result of the collapse of underground coal or clay mine workings, which refer to the roof, floor, or pillars within an underground coal or clay mine that are associated with the tunnels and voids that are made underground when coal …

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Coal mine subsidence damages Belleville neighborhood ...

Mine subsidence happens when the roof of an underground, abandoned coal mine collapses and causes the ground above the mine to shift, or "subside," because of the collapse.

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Mineral Law (Oil & Gas/Mine Subsidence) | Berry, Kessler ...

Mineral Law (Oil & Gas/Mine Subsidence) The mining of coal has been prevalent in the Northern Panhandle of West ia for in excess of 100 years. An unfortunate by-product of mining is damage caused by subsidence. We at bkctg have been representing landowners dealing with all aspects of subsidence damage for over 15 years.

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Aquiclude Stability Evaluation and Significance Analysis ...

Aquiclude stability is vital for the realization of water-preserving coal mining. And its evaluation, influencing factors, and their significance analysis are quite topical for the ecosystem conservation. The purpose of this paper was to establish an evaluation index system of weakly cemented aquiclude stability. An evaluation index system was built based on three evaluation factors ...

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2016 Mine Subsidence Program Updates

COAL MINE SUBSIDENCE COVERAGE PART FORM: WVMS-1 (DWELLING STRUCTURE) (Ed. 04-2016) In consideration of an additional premium, the STRUCTURES are insured against direct loss which occurs within the effective policy dates caused by underground COAL MINE SUBSIDENCE for the limit of liability stated in the policy declarations applicable to COAL ...

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Prediction of Mining Subsidence in Shallow Coal Seam

The coal mine safety regulations require a safety standard of surface settlement of 10 mm, and the boundary point is a position where the surface subsidence is 10 mm. The angle between the boundary of the coal seam and the horizontal line is called the comprehensive boundary angle. 3.3.1.

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Subsidence from Underground Mining: Environmental …

phasis is on coal mining. The time to plan for subsidence impacts is well before mining begins, not after surface effects are noticed. Because subsidence due to underground mining may be inevitable, the relevant questions to be asked are how much, when, and where, and what abatement procedures are possible and might be necessary.

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Coal mining subsidence damage - a guide to your rights ...

The Coal Mining Subsidence Act 1991 covers actual damage caused by a shaft or mine entry and the Coal Authority may, additionally, have duties with respect to shafts and mine …

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