Project Spotlight

  • Customer Problem - : Non-standard void that needed support in order to continue longwall mining in that area.
  • Issues - High urgency job preventing longwall advancement. No time for traditional consulting and outsourced evaluation.
  • Solution - GMS worked in conjunction with the customer to develop an action plan to secure the void in a manner that was safe, cost effective and efficient to ensure the longwall could continue mining. Cheap, available, quick void fill materials were use that could be cut through swith a shear. All areas of the project was completed safely.
  • Results - The customer got needed stability then was able to mine through the void fill which minimized crucial longwall downtime.
  • Safety / Compliance - The project was completed without a safety incident or any violations as all crews remained at zero.
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