Remote environmental monitoring at No. 26 Colliery

CIM Bulletin, Vol. 75, No. 839, 1982

S.K. SCHWARTZ, Senior Electrical Engineer, Cape Breton Development Corporation Sydney, Nova Scotia

This paper describes the general layout of the environmental monitoring scheme at Devco's No. 26 Colliery, including wall face ventilation, fan performance and methane drainage, and then goes on to discuss the sensors, the outstation layout, the surface control room and the protection of the system.
Keywords: Environmental control, Monitoring, Devco, Collieries, Coal mining, Fans, Methane, Sensors, Air velocity, Control.