Meaning Longwall mining
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Longwall mining


  An automated form of underground coal mining characterized by high recovery and extraction rates, feasible only in relatively flat-lying, thick, and uniform coalbeds. A high-powered cutting machin [..]
Source: eia.gov

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Longwall mining


underground mining method where a long wall of coal is extracted in a single slice.
Source: nationalgeographic.org

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Longwall mining


type of mining that is typically found in underground coal mines. The coal seam is mechanically extracted and the hanging wall
Source: bgs.ac.uk

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Longwall mining


A mining technique where a mechanical shearer cuts along a coal face beneath a roof supported by hydraulic jacks.
Source: woodmac.com


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