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The coal mining dragline known as Big Muskie owned by the Central Ohio Coal Company a division of American Electric Power was the world s largest mobile earth moving machine weighing nearly 13 000 metric tons and standing nearly 22 stories tall

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Fatal Accident Summaries WV Office of Miners Health

On Tuesday March 13 at 8 20 an electrical contractor working on the surface of an underground coal mine became West Virginia s second mine fatality of 2001 While working inside a surface substation the victim contacted an energized electrical circuit

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Zutari projects Khwezela dragline relocation SouthAfrica

The walkway traversed green and brownfield areas characterised by arable and cultivated land open veld existing coal mines and areas previously subjected to coal mining as well as manmade and natural wetlands The project entailed the construction of a temporary dragline walkway and electrical supply infrastructure to energise the

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Big Muskie Wikipedia

Big Muskie was a coal mining Bucyrus Erie dragline excavator owned by the Central Ohio Coal Company formerly a division of American Electric Power weighing 13 500 short tons 12 200 t and standing nearly 22 stories operated in the state of Ohio from 1969 to 1991

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2 of 3 Bucyrus Erie 1270 1370 draglines from a coal mine

patb2015 · 1y These were considered icons of disruptive innovation The cable technology started the excavator business but lost market share to hydraulic excavators and companies like Bucyrus moved up market until they were making draglines even as they surrendered volume to Catepillar Deere and kubota 28 level 2

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Presentation on dragline cat8200 dumper CAT MT4400 D

Sep 08 2018· POWER TRANSMISSION IN DRAGLINE The dragline used in this mine is fully electrical transmission system kV power is supplied to the dragline from field switch through trailing cable which is connected to the collector ring at the base of the drag line from which the power is transmitted to the switchgear

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How to Become a Coal Mining Electrician Work

Nov 09 2020· How to Become a Coal Mining Electrician Mining electricians are an essential part of coal mining crews Electricians in coal mining operations are responsible for installing and maintaining the electrical systems in the coal mine The specific requirements vary from state to state but in all cases they require

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dragline electrician at a coal mine

Dragline at the Centralia coal coal mining dragline known as Big Muskie owned by the Central Ohio Coal Company a division of American Electric Power was the world s largest mobile earth moving machine weighing nearly 13 000 metric tons and standing nearly 22 stories tall [2]

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Usibelli Coal Mine Mining Process

Founded in 1943 Usibelli Coal Mine UCM has grown to become the largest coal mining operation in Alaska utilizing the most modern mining equipment and state of the art engineering to supply coal to six Alaska power plants and export coal to Chile South Korea and several other Pacific Rim destinations UCM sponsors many community events and activities and through The Usibelli Foundation

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Coal miners reminisce during Miners Day Reunion at Big

Jun 03 2018· The bucket on the dragline in La Cygne could hold up to 250 tons worked alongside Sachetta as an electrician for P M from 1951 to 1974 the Pittsburg Midway Coal Mining Co of

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13 Million Pound Dragline to Cross Central Indiana in Trek

Aug 11 2010· 13 Million Pound Dragline to Cross Central Indiana in Trek to Largest New Coal Mine in Eastern United States News provided by initially operating two draglines to move rock and reveal coal

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dragline Archives International Mining

Producing coal for domestic thermal energy production and for export to global markets the dragline excavator is an essential component of the mine s open pit mining It is used in combination with drilling and blasting and dozers to expose the seam before wheel loaders and dump trucks are deployed in extensive load and haul operations

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Marion walking dragline Equipment Journal

May 21 2020· Pictured here in 1961 is a Marion walking dragline removing overburden at a coal surface mining operation near Estevan Saskatchewan As can been seen in the photo the Great West Coal Company needed to remove a large amount of material to access the high quality coal seam and the ideal method was with a large dragline

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the world s biggest draglines Mining Technology

Jul 06 2014· The dragline is AC powered and has been operational at TransAlta s Highvale coal mine in Alberta Canada since 2010 The Cat 8750 has an operating radius of and up to dumping height and digging depth offering a suspended load capacity of 344 736kg

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Amax Coal Company dragline Indiana Memory

Strip mining Indiana Sullivan County Coal mining machinery Draglines Amax Coal Company Minnehaha Coal Mine Dugger Ind Coal Photograph Business Industry Further information on this record can be found at its source Similar Items Dugger Centennial 1879 1979 cover

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Section 1 Coal Miners North Dakota Studies

Image 1 A dragline uses a gigantic bucket to strip coal from the coal vein in this strip mine The dragline operator replaces dozens of miners through the use of a single huge piece of equipment The draglines can be moved but the pace is very slow about one

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Working at Westmoreland Coal Company Employee Reviews

I m a Vietnam veteran in 1975 I was hired at Sarpy Creek Coal Mine Montana Westmoreland Resources I started out as a labor and over the coarse of 25 years I worked on every piece of equipment the company had on the job site from a labor to operating the 2570 Dragline

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History Friends of St Aidans BE 1150 Walking Dragline

The Friends of St Aidans care for Oddball a Bucyrus Erie BE 1150 Walking Dragline Excavator which was used in opencast/surface coal mining This giant machine is preserved on the site where it last worked at Swillington Leeds Public Open Days throughout the year

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Major Mines Projects Coppabella Mine

The P H 4100 electrical shovel is used for pre stripping operations and removing overburden In order to facilitate the process the overburden is first drilled and blasted A Marion 8200 dragline is used on the final pass to coal in the central region

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6 amazing images of dragline accidents Australian Mining

Sep 14 2012· Image Mining Mayhem This next photo is from the Enshem mine during the infamous central Queensland floods in 2008 Image Mining Mayhem Here s a close up of what a broken dragline

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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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Performance Analysis of a Digitally Retrofitted Ward

Jun 26 2020· Some of the coal mines use dragline for the overburden removal of coal top as its geometric since the initial cost is high with low running cost Most of the draglines operating in Indian mines have conventional analog control under Ward—Leonard method To improve the efficiency of those to reduce the power consumption and to provide maintenance less operation in the electrical

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Bucyrus Erie 1260 W Walking Dragline Peabody Coal

Jun 13 2010· This 36 cubic yard dragline worked alongside the Bucyrus Erie 3850 B shovel at Sinclair for the entire life of the mine This 1260 along with the 1260 at R

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