List of Major Coal mine Overbuden dump failure in India (1995-2019)

Published: 27 July 2019| Version 2 | DOI: 10.17632/ptcbv7cngh.2
Contributor:
R.M. Bishwal

Description

This data set presents a brief description on the nature and cause of overburden (coarse) dump failure observed in Indian coal mines from 1995 through 2019.

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The data compiled thereof, contain major instances of overburden dump failure observed in Indian coal mines. Although there are many unreported case of failure, which does not involve fatalities or major consequences, the data can be reproduced from the reports (mostly hard copy/offline) of Directorate General of Mine Safety (DGMS), India, and other web based resources.