Earth, Atmosphere & Environment Sciences


Ash Filling in Opencast Mines


Earth, Atmosphere & Environment Sciences

Focus Area:

Utilisation of Coal Ash

Social Benefits:

Environment friendly and bulk utilisation of coal ash, cleaner and green mining, stability improvement of waste dump slope, effective mine reclamation.

Developing Agency:

CSIR-Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research (CIMFR), Jharkhand

Technology Readiness Index:

Market Launch

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Brief Description

Description :

The technology throws a light on the scheme for utilizing coal ash in combination with overburden (O/B) material as a filling material in abandoned and active portion of the mine. The filling work is carried out by design of embankment to contain it against the high wall.

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