|Sl. No.||A brief description of Facilities/ Equipment/Tools/software with photos|
|Section 1: Underground Mining Methods|
FLAC3D and FLAC2D are numerical modeling codes for advanced geotechnical analysis of soil, rock, and structural support in three and two dimensions. FLAC3D and 2D are used in analysis, testing, and design by geotechnical, civil, and mining engineers. It is designed to accommodate any kind of geotechnical engineering project where continuum analysis is necessary
Block safety factor contours (1.0 and less) of overlying formation and adjoining areas during extraction of third rows of pillars (Churcha Colliery, SECL) with deployment of Continuous Miner
Depillaring of panels P9 & P12 (partial) and panel P13 (with caving) [Sarpi Colliery, ECL] with deployment of Continuous Miner
Dimensional details of possible method of depillaring of a pillar by continuous miner (Vijay West u/g mine, SECL)
Design of Support System for Kumberkhani mine, Wani Area, WCL after assessing make of water by a comprehensive hydrogeological study
GIS-based Management Information System for Drinking Water under Sector Reform Pilot Project at Dhanbad
CIMFR Physical Optical Fiber Cable Layout
|Section 2: Mine Design Simulation|
3DEC is a numerical modeling code for advanced geotechnical analysis of soil, rock, and structural support in three dimensions. 3DEC simulates the response of discontinuous media (such as jointed rock) that is subject to either static or dynamic loading.
|Sl. No.||Name||Sponsor||Duration||Objective||Major output(if any)|
|Section 1: Underground Mining Methods|
|1||Design of Pillars for Different Mining Methods in Deep Coal Mine Workings||Grant-in Aid project in collaboration with ISM||Submitted|
|2||To Find a Methodology of Safe Liquidation in Thick Seams of Raniganj Coalfields: Design, Development & Show-casing Demonstrative Trials at Khottadih Colliery, ECL||Grant-in Aid project in collaboration with ECL||21.08.2014 - 19.08.2016|
Design and develop methodology of safe liquidation in thick seams of Raniganj coalfields
Tandem approach of coal extraction along with ventilation control has been used which have resulted in increased coal production form the panel with minimal strata control issues within the incubation period of coal seam
|3||Evaluation of roof rock behavior for depillaring T9 panel at Tandsi ¾ Incline, Kanhan Area, Western Coalfields Limited||WCL||11.02.14-10.02.15|
Evaluation of roof rock behaviour for depillaring T9 panel at Tandsi 3&4 incline, with analysis of data for change of stress, deformation and observations
|4||Scientific study for cavability aspect of massive Deccan trap roof formation and installation of suitable geotechnical instruments at Mauri Mine, Kanhan Area||WCL||13.02.15-11.02.17|
Design of layout of the panels, height of extraction, barrier pillars and method of induced blasting to ensure the complete filing of the goaf, study for cavability aspect of massive Deccan trap roof formation at Seam-I at Maori Incline, Mohan colliery, Isolation of vast areas of standing goaves in eastern and western part of the Incline in a manner to obviate any dynamic/catastrophic failure of the roof rocks
The drill holes are to be made by WCL and then only the study will start
|5||Extraction strategy in 3 workable seams, namely XIV seam (topmost), XIII seam and XII seam at Lohapatti underground mine, BCCL||BCCL||19.02.15-18.10.15|
advice on the proposed method of development and extraction as not to have no adverse subsidence impact on the surface properties and land over the seams
The subsidence impact assessment done by the department meeting the objective was accepted by BCCL Board. The discussion on draft report is to take place before submitting final report.
|6||Advice on extraction of developed pillars in 124 LW panel of Churcha (RO) Mine, SECL with continuous Miner deployment and support design||SECL||19.02.15-18.02.16|
|7||Scientific study for safe depillaring in R-VI seam with the deployment of Continuous Miner: Increase in height and width of extraction and related mining induced stresses||ECL||10.03.15-09.09.15|
Advice for depillaring of R-VI seam with deployment of continuous miner with increased height and width of extraction at Khottadih Colliery, ECL
The drill holes are to be made by ECL and then only the study will start
|8||Scientific study for method of working and sequence of extraction of existing developed and virgin section of HR seam at Hirakhand Bundiya Mine, Orient Area, MCL||MCL||16.03.15-14.03.16|
The existing HR seam of Hirakhand Bundiya mine has 5 sections, where MCL has acquired surface land and there are no surface properties to be protected from mining subsidence. To advice on method of working and sequence of extraction. the method of development is to be advised in virgin areas. To decide parting stability among the sections of the seam and to suggest a suitable method of development and simultaneous contiguous depillaring
The drill holes are to be made by MCL and then only the study will start
|9||Advice on selection of a suitable mining method for all workable seams at Thesgora underground mine, Pench Area, WCL||WCL||19.03.15-17.12.15|
|10||Advice on design of stooks, slices and ribs in the proposed CM Panel in R-VII Seam, Sarpi Project of Bankola area for the extraction of developed pillars with deployment of CM, using 3D numerical modelling and related rib- mechanics||ECL||19.03.15-17.03.16|
|11||Scientific study for strata behaviour evaluation and strata management in 124LE panel of East Block of Churcha (RO) mine with Continuous Miner deployment.||SECL||05.05.15-05.05.18|
|12||Scientific study for caving behavior of Adriyala LW Panel No. 1 of Adriyala project Area, SCCL by installing the peizometer for continuous monitoring at Adriyala LW Panel, SCCL (Part B).||SCCL||21.05.15-19.05.17|
Site selection for a peizometric well and observation borewells (total three) and surface water bodies/drainage identification in investigation area, Collection of geological information at the site and nearby area, Conducting long duration Pumping tests at one borewell,
|13||Advice for development of Haldibari underground mine with deployment of Continuous Miner (CM) in Hasdeo area of M/s SECL (C.G.).||SECL||21.7.15-20.7.16|
|14||Advice for extraction of developed pillars by the Continuous Miner in the proposed CM Sub Panels-14, 15 & 16 in R-VII Seam of Sarpi Project, SSPur Colliery, Bankola Area, ECL||ECL||21.3.16-20.3.17|
|15||Advice for possible method of coal extraction in Dishergarh seam (R-IV) at Chinakuri Mine No. 1., ECL||ECL||25.03.16-24.03.17|
|16||Scientific study for strata evaluation including convergence, load on support with a suite of geotechnical instruments in 124LW CM panel at Churcha RO, SECL.||SECL||30.3.16-29.3.18|
|17||Advice on caving characteristics and ground movement behaviour in 124LW panel with Continuous Miner deployment at Churcha RO, SECL||SECL||30.3.16-29.3.17|
|18||Advice to assess and design the barrier thickness between the running Gopinathpur O/C working and Pusai & Khoodia river nearby with suitable stability aspects||31.3.16-29.9.16|
|Section 2: Mine Design Simulation|
|1||Development of a technology for optimal extraction of locked-up coal from underground mines using artificial pillars (a CSIR 12th FYP network project) (ESC 0105)||CSIR||From September 2012 to March 2017|
Numerical modelling and stability analysis, method of work, laboratory scale demonstration.
Extraction methodology by erecting artificial pillar has been designed for locked-up coal
|2||Development of suitable design methodology for extraction of coal at depth (>300m) for Indian Geo-mining condition (a CSIR 12th FYP network project) (ESC 0303)||CSIR||From April 2013 to March 2017|
Numerical simulation of coal pillar extraction using Continuous Miner technology
Methodology for extraction and support system for coal seams lying more than 300 m depth of cover
|3||Robotics and Micro Machines, (a CSIR 12th FYP network project) (ESC 0112)||CSIR||From May 2013 to March 2017|
Development of a system for early detection of fire including real time monitoring of fire associated gases for underground coal mines.
Development of an online gas monitoring system
|4||Development of tele-robotics and remote operation technology for underground coal mines. (GAP/MT/MOC/96/2012-13)||Ministry of Coal, Govt. of India).||October 2012 to October 2016|
Development of wireless technology for monitoring of roof/strata condition
Development of wireless module and integration of vibrating wire type geotechnical sensors with wireless module
|5||Assessment and advice on strata behaviour during extraction of develop pillars in CMP-8 panel at VK-7 Incline, SCCL. (SSP/53/2015-16).||SCCL||From 13/7/2015 to 11/1/2017|
Instrumentation plan prepare and strata monitoring during extraction of pillars in CMP 8 panel
Based on scientific study and day to day monitoring of the panel, it has been completed successfully.
|6||Monitoring of strata behaviour under Dhanbad-Chandrapura Railway line (X) seam, Gopal gareria fire area, at Sendra Bansjora Colliery, Sijua area, BCCL. (SSP/55/2015-16).||BCCL||From 13/8/2015 to 03/8/2016|
Scientific study for monitoring the subsidence of different strata lying below Dhanbad - Chandrapura Railway line over 10 seam fire affected area at Gopal Gareria section of Sendra Bansjora colliery
Based on subsidence monitoring of different strata and on surface, no movement of strata was observed, found rail track unaffected due fire and safe for running the rail.
|7||Instrumentation plan and strata monitoring during extraction of pillars in the proposed BG U-S panel using blasting gallery method at 21 Incline, Yellandu Area, SCCL. (SSP/87/2015-16)||SCCL||From January 2016 to April 2017|
Instrumentation plan prepare and strata monitoring during extraction of pillars proposed BG U & S panels using Blasting Gallery method
|8||Instrumentation plan and strata monitoring during extraction of pillars in the proposed CNP-9 panel, [sub panels CMP-9A(1) and CMP-9A (2)] using continuous miner technology at VK-7 Incline, Kothagudem area, SCCL. (SSP/88/2015-16)||SCCL||From January 2016 to June 2017|
Instrumentation plan prepare and strata monitoring during extraction of pillars in CMP 9 panel
Strata monit-oring was done throughout the panel extract-ion period and finally success-ful extraction was completed with > 80% coal recovery
|9||Geotechnical monitoring of u/g working stability of Rampura Agucha Mine of M/S HZL. ( SSP/127/16-17)||HZL||March 2016- Feb 2017|
Geotechnical monitoring of u/g working stability at Rampura Agucha Mines.
Monitoring of the roadways stability is continued
|10||Scientific study for design of a suitable method for systematic liquidation of already developed contiguous working and further developing of Orient Colliery, Mine No. 3 Orient area , MCL. (CNP/4272/2015-16)||MCL||From 21/9/2015 to 25/6/2016|
Scientific study for design of suitable method of extraction of already developed contiguous seam workings and further developing workings.
From scientific study was conducted for all the existing seams in the area and finally wide stall method of mining was recommended for upper seam to protect the surface.
|11||Scientific study for design of continuous miner panel in No. 2 seam for odd patches of Salarjung seam of Shantikhani Mandamari area, SCCL. (CNP/4322/2015-16)||SCCL||From January 2016 to September 2016|
Scientific study for design of development of Continuous Miner panels and design of suitable extraction of Continuous Miner
Report has been prepared and draft copy is under review.
|12||Scientific study for designing method of extractions, support system and strata monitoring during extraction in the proposed BG U-S panels at 21 Incline, Yellandu Area, SCCL. (CNP/4324/2015- 16)||SCCL||From January 2016 to September 2016|
Scientific study for design of extraction by Blasting Gallery method in the proposed U and S Panels.
Scientific study has already been completed and monitoring work is going on.
|13||Scientific study for feasibility of extraction of developed pillars in the proposed CNP-9 panel, [sub panels CMP-9A(1) and CMP-9A (2)] in King Seam using CM technology at VK-7 Incline, SCCL, (CNP/4325/2015-16)||SCCL||From January 2016 to August 2016|
Scientific study on the feasibility of suitable extraction of CMP 9 panel developed Pillars in king seam below caved LW panels and caved goaf of top seam at VK-7 Incline.
Scientific study has been completed and pattern of extraction has been recommended to implement in the mine.
|14||Scientific study to examine the feasibility of extraction of coal in 1 seam and 2 seam below Bhupalpalli village having surface structure and residential buildings and give the suitable method of extraction, support design at KTK-2 Incline, Bhulpalli area,SCCL (CNP/4358/2015-16)||SCCL||From March 2016 to January 2017|
To examine the feasibility of extraction of coal in 1 seam and 2 seam below Bhupalpalli village (having surface structures and residential buildings) and give the suitable method of extraction and support design
Geo-mining data has been collected and study is under progress.
|15||Scientific study for depillaring of panels with hydraulic sand stowing using LHD/SDL/Manual loading in XVI seam at Digwadih colliery ,Tata steel(CNP/4387/2016-17)||TATA STEEL||23/05/16 to 22/08/2017|
Design of depillaring method below surface features
Geo-mining data has been collected and study is under progress.
|16||Scientific study for review of “Ground Control Management Plan” of Rampura Agucha Mine of M/S HZL. (CNP/4395/16-17||HZL||March 2016 to Feb 2017|
Audit of RAM U/G ' Ground Control Management Plan' , Rampura Agucha Mines.
First visits has been perform-ed and design of support syst-em in different level has been designed, three more visit for final
|17||Scientific study for auditing of “Ground Control Management Plan” of Kayad mine of M/S HZL. (CNP/4398/16-17)||HZL||March 2016 to Feb 2017|
Audit of U/G 'Ground Control Management Plan' , Kayad Mines
First visits has been perform-ed and design of support syst-em in different level has been designed, two more visit for final
|18||Feasibility of extraction method for 13 seam contiguous with 14 seam below the developed gallery of No. 14 seam (Top) and maximize percentage of extraction of 13 & 14 seam with controlled effect on the floor of upper workout seam at Bhelatand (A) Colliery , Tata Steel. (CNP/4404/2016-17)||TATA STEEL||July 2016 to Feb 2017|
Design of methodology for 13 seam contiguous with 14 seam below the developed gallery of No. 14 seam (Top-17)
One visit has been performed and partial data has been collected. After complete data designing will be performed.