Chapter Mining Technology
mining techniques most widely used in the west are area strip, open pit, and terrace pit. area strip area strip is the principal surface mining technique used in the united states. the tech-nique was perfected in the coalfields of illinois, indiana, kentucky, and ohio. the capacity of a dragline, the machine used tofeb 21, 2021 esther ejim date: february 21, 2021 rails are used to move equipment and ore within mines.. there are many different sorts of tools that can be qualified as mining equipment, though the main categories tend to be drills, blasters and excavators, earth moving devices, and tools designed for use inside the mine like rail cars, shovels, and fans.