GOLDEN, Colo., May 14, 2014 –Colorado School of Mines received a research grant award for "Combustion Modeling of Explosive Gas Zones in Longwall Gobs" by the Alpha Foundation for the Improvement of Mine Safety and Health. The Foundation awarded $750,000 in short-term research grant awards targeting innovative solutions toward fulfilling its vision of enabling miners to be free of work-related injury and disease. Five research projects out of 53 submissions were approved for funding.
Grant Award Recipients
- Boston University School of Public Health
The Impact of Contractor Utilization on Health and Safety
- Colorado School of Mines
Combustion Modeling of Explosive Gas Zones in Longwall Gobs
- University of Nevada
Early Warning Safety Hazard Predictor for Preventive Ventilation Management
- Southern Illinois University Carbondale"
The Precise Determination of Rockbolt Performance Underground
- West Virginia University Research Corporation
Development of a Gas and Dust Explosion Model
View the Foundation's press release.
Kathleen Morton, Communications Coordinator / 303-273-3088 / KMorton@mines.edu
Karen Gilbert, Director of Public Relations / 303-273-3541 / KGilbert@mines.edu