Prakash, A. and Singh, K. B. (2009) Surface Ground Deformation in Jharia and Raniganj Coalfields Over Old Mine Workings. Indian Journal of Environmental Protection, 29 (4). pp. 289-293. ISSN 0253-7141

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Subsidence can occur at any time over old mine workings, regardless how long it has been deserted due to the existence of voids and weak supporting pillars. Subsidence in old workings leads to severe damage to surface structures. This paper deals with the impacts and causes of subsidence and the preventive measures to be taken to avoid reoccurrence of ground movement depending upon field conditions. surface ground conditions after triggered subsidence has also been dealt in this paper.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Subsidence, Old mine workings, Abandoned workings
Subjects: Mine Subsidence
Depositing User: Dr. Satyendra Kumar Singh
Date Deposited: 02 Jan 2012 04:51
Last Modified: 02 Jan 2012 04:51

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