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GMI Coal Mines Subcommittee Meeting

Coal Mines

4 March 2021

Location: Online

Event Details: The 30th GMI Coal Mines Subcommittee meeting was held on Thursday, 4 March 2021 at 13:00 UTC. The virtual meeting was held in conjunction with UNECE’s 16th Annual Session of the Group of Experts on Coal Mine Methane (3-4 March 2021). 

The final agenda for the Coal Mines Subcommittee meeting is below:


  • Welcome from UNECE and GMI, 13:00-13:10 UTC
    • Ray Pilcher, Chair, UNECE Group of Experts on CMM
    • Volha Roshchanka on behalf of GMI Coal Mines Subcommittee Co-Chairs
  • GMI Secretariat Update, 13:10-13:20 UTC
    • Monica Shimamura, GMI Secretariat
  • Overview of Tools and Resources Available through GMI and CMOP, 13:20-13:30 UTC
    • Volha Roshchanka, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (United States)
  • Tools to Assist with Evaluating CMM Project Opportunities in Active Mines and AMM Resources, 13:30-13:40 UTC
    • Ozgen Karacan, U.S. Geological Survey (United States)
  • A Training Simulator for Management of Underground Methane Drainage Boreholes, 13:40-13:50 UTC
    • David Creedy, Sindicatum Sustainable Resources (UK/China)
  • CMM and AMM Calculation Methods in German Hard Coal Mines, 13:50-14:00 UTC
    • Stefan Möllerherm, Research Center of Post-Mining (Germany)
  • Pre-feasibility Study Training by GMI, 14:00-14:10 UTC
    • Clark Talkington, Advanced Resources International (United States)
  • CMM Project List: Analysis of Current Status & Trends, 14:10-14:20 UTC
    • Nazar Kholod, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (United States)
  • Summary of Action Items and Adjourn, 14:20-14:30 UTC
    • GMI Coal Mines Subcommittee Co-Chairs
Presentations from the meeting are available below.

Industry Sector: Coal Mines

Event Resources

A
A Training Simulator for Management of Underground Methane Drainage Boreholes
(PDF, 370 KB)
CMM
CMM and AMM Prediction Methods in German Hard Coal Mines
(PDF, 1.7 MB, 11pp)
CMM
CMM and AMM Projects: Analysis of the 2021 CMM Project List
(PDF, 435 KB, 8pp)
GMI
GMI Coal Subcommitte Meeting Summary
(PDF, 402 KB, 7pp)
GMI
GMI Coal Subcommittee Meeting Agenda
(PDF, 212 KB, 1p)
GMI
GMI Coal Subcommittee Meeting Bios
(PDF, 226 KB, 2pp)
Overview
Overview of Tools and Resource Available Through GMI and CMOP
(PDF, 3 MB, 11pp)
Prefeasibility
Prefeasibility Study Training by GMI
(PDF, 975 KB, 9pp)
Tools
Tools to Assist with Evaluating CMM Project Opportunities in Active Mines and AMM Resources
(PDF, 725 KB, 9pp)
Update
Update on GMI Activities
(PDF, 1.2 MB, 6pp)

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