Prakash, A. and Singh, K. B. (2011) Old Coal Mine Workings Shaping to Cataclysm - A Study at Jharia and Raniganj Coalfields. Asian Journal of Water Environmental and Pollution, 8 (3). pp. 59-66. ISSN 0972-9860

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Cataclysm of underground old/abandoned coal mine workings is a sudden subsidence which occur in the form of trough/discontinuous and pot-hole subsidence with extensive cracks. Rainfall, illegal mining operations and underground mine fires are the causative factors of subsidence. This paper deals with the different causative causative factors of subsidence and their impact on surface over old workings with precautionary measures of Jharia and Raniganj coalfields.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Subsidence, rainfall, pot-hole, mine fire
Subjects: Mine Subsidence
Depositing User: Dr. Satyendra Kumar Singh
Date Deposited: 13 Jan 2012 04:06
Last Modified: 13 Jan 2012 04:06

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