Coal WV Energy / Natural Resources

Principles of Longwall Mining

“This video provides a basic description of the longwall mining method for extracting coal underground. It includes an explanation of the different products/key components of a longwall mining system (longwall shearer, automated plow system, AFC face conveyor, line pans, CST drive system, roof supports, longwall automation).”


(3:26/2012 / CAT Mining)

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