Mine Ventilation

Author(s): 
Brian Prosser, Jess Van Diest
Category: 
Mine Ventilation
 
Author(s): 
Nathan Wineinger, Keith Wallace
Category: 
Mine Ventilation
 
Author(s): 
Ailbhe Goodbody (Mining Magazine)
Category: 
Mine Ventilation
Author(s): 
Keith Wallace, Brian Prosser, Danielle Stinnette
Category: 
Mine Ventilation
Author(s): 
Jess Van Diest, Keith Wallace
Category: 
Mine Ventilation

In October of 2016, Mine Ventilation Services (MVS)—which recently merged with SRK’s US practice—performed a ventilation survey for a large-opening room and pillar mine. MVS discovered that the mine had many areas with low airflow velocity causing dust to be suspended and built up. The 50-year- Read more... about Ventilation Study Focuses Efforts in Right Direction

Author(s): 
John Bowling, Keith Wallace
Category: 
Mine Ventilation
 
Mine Ventilation Services (MVS), newly merged into SRK’s US practice, has been involved with the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) project since 1988. The WIPP is a nuclear waste repository approximately 2,200 ft underground in New Mexico. MVS assisted with the facility’s
Author(s): 
Jurgen Fuykschot was a key contributor for this article.
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Mining

The main function of an underground ventilation system if to provide a safe, comfortable working environment in all accessible areas of a mine. This means that:

  • Contaminants including explosive fumes (containing nitrous oxide and carbon monoxide), airborne dust, and naturally
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